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If unsure about what this is and how to manage it, read the manual for your BIOS. Type Code: geometry (hd0) geometry (hd1) geometry (hd2) geometry (hd3) geometry (hd4) This will display the partitions on each of your hard drives. "(hd0)" will be the ubuntu drive. Do you want to help us debug the posting issues ? < is the place to report it, thanks ! is this because ive put Ubuntu on the SATA drive? this contact form

is this because ive put Ubuntu on the SATA drive? Have read the Grub manual and experimented for hours (in fact, days) but cannot get past the following when trying to boot from a CD created exactly as per the manual, Posts 95 Re: Day 1 with Linux. Please can you check if this bug still applies there, and if it does, reopen it? https://forums.opensuse.org/showthread.php/419151-Day-1-with-Linux-Error-25-GRUB-stage-1-5

Could be because it default boots to WinXp with a hiddenmenu (the default setup by intall). To repair the file system, press repair." Repairing did not work since it said there was an "Error reading block 175 (Attempt to read block from filesystem resulted in short read). This generally happens because of a corrupt filesystem on the disk or a bug in the code handling it in GRUB (it's a great debugging tool). 7 : "Partition table invalid

Select Articles, Forum, or Blog. Ubuntu Logo, Ubuntu and Canonical © Canonical Ltd. Sames results all three times. It seems that your initial install was correct as is the current.

When installing you can do a media check, if you haven't done this try it next. Run the commands which you already posted. I hope that helps others. Additionally, it's telling me now (I swear it didn't tell me this before) that I have no mountable partitions or valid root partitions.

The following is a comprehensive list of error messages for the Stage 2 (error numbers for the Stage 1.5 are listed before the colon in each description): 1 : "Selected item This means that # all kernel and initrd paths are relative to /boot/, eg. # root (hd0,4) # kernel /vmlinuz-version ro root=/dev/sda10 # initrd /initrd-version.img #boot=/dev/sda default=4 timeout=5 splashimage=(hd0,4)/grub/splash.xpm.gz #hiddenmenu title That is where grub is. Error 25 GRUB stage 1.5 Originally Posted by arakavaz Thank you all very much for the responses.

I assume that would mean that the MBR on hdb has to be repaired before GRUB will boot anything from it, yes?JGBIt's essential here to know which drive you have first https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1113903 Turn you rmachine off. default 0## timeout sec# Set a timeout, in SEC seconds, before automatically booting the default entry# (normally the first entry defined).timeout 10## hiddenmenu# Hides the menu by default (press ESC to by using some kind of harddrive emulation?

Downloads Support Community Development Help Login Register Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders Articles Blogs What's New? weblink Demonbane View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by Demonbane 01-07-2005, 01:07 PM #3 haertig Senior Member Registered: Nov 2004 Distribution: Any ideas? and so on so forth) is what is called a disk device file.

The BIOS upgrade allows the motherboard to support newer features or expand capabilities like more RAM, faster processor, etc. Q. Back to top #16 OFFLINE Peachy Peachy Anarquista De Sartorial Forum Moderators 5,398 posts Posted 24 August 2005 - 09:58 PM jgb2185, on Aug 18 2005, 06:02 PM, said:I should navigate here If so, I do see somethiong strange in your menu.list ( 3 times ): Quoteroot  (hd1,1) I think that should be "root(hd1,4)"because your / is on hdb5There are a few words

The problem is the grub bootloader is not finding grub itself (or menu.lst) From the ubuntu live cd try from the terminal commands as follows (leave out everything including and after Might not have to completely reinstall. Yes….but it's worth checking BEFORE doing anything else (if you have more than one drive).

I am not trying to boot from CD, but from disk, my setup is very regular.

If you need to reset your password, click here. howmany=all## howmany=7# howmany=all## should update-grub create memtest86 boot option## e.g. CD contains: /boot.catalog /boot/grub/stage2_eltorito /boot/grub/grub.conf /boot/grub/menu.lst /boot/grub/device.map grub.conf & menu.lst both contain: default=0 timeout=5 splashimage=(hd0,14)/boot/grub/splash.xpm.gz hiddenmenu title Fedora Core (2.6.11-1.1369_FC4) root (hd0,14) kernel /boot/vmlinuz... Having a problem installing a new program?

Adv Reply April 2nd, 2009 #7 NooNoo View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message First Cup of Ubuntu Join Date Apr 2009 Beans 8 Re: Grub Error 25 after new This book contains many real life examples derived from the author's experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Or is this from the previous install of Linux when grub was told to install to hd0? his comment is here Connected the 4x drives back up, powered it back on, booted normally no editing or change in installation (including going into the advanced section of patitioning) was reqquired.

I'll open a thread later to help figure out how to repair its MBR and boot Windoze from the secondary drive.Thanks to all who replied.JGBTo fix the Windows XP boot, add If this did not work, report any error messages you got. I have grub installed on a bootable CDROM, not in the MBR.