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When I chose what GRUB thought was OpenSUSE, it would load Ubuntu.My desire at this point is to cleanly uninstall GRUB - clean up my original mess - and start the You will have to register before you can post in the forums. (Be aware the forums do not accept user names with a dash "-") Also, logging in lets you avoid Boot from the live CD and go through the same process as in my original post. 2. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. this contact form

Message #5 received at [email protected] (full text, mbox, reply): From: [email protected] To: [email protected] Subject: Error 6: Mismatched or corrupt version of stage1/stage2 Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2003 14:48:31 +0200 Package: grub thank you Mik mikmok View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by mikmok 03-01-2004, 03:56 AM #2 aus9 LQ Guru You reported this bug a while ago and there hasn't been any activity in it recently. Comment by Ronald van Haren (pressh) - Monday, 08 August 2011, 11:22 GMT Yes I came across that as well (and a fix for that on the ubuntu bug tracker), but http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-general-1/grub-error-6-mismatched-o-corrupt-version-of-stage1-stage-2-a-147587/

Then In Yast bootloader module I would select to "Other" --> "Propose new configuration" Tumbleweed & Leap 42.1 [&KDE] A few FYIs Reply With Quote 30-Jul-2009,15:16 #9 billingd View Profile View I wonder if that was the problem all the time .... Comment by Jonathan Liu (net147) - Monday, 08 August 2011, 11:49 GMT Thanks, that allows the script to complete.

yes Checking if "/boot/grub/reiserfs_stage1_5" exists... That should reinstall it. The system had Vista Ultimate 64-bit and Ubuntu. I was looking for a way of doing this last night but wasn't able to work it out.

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If all works make a new boot floppy please Last edited by aus9; 03-01-2004 at 03:59 AM. Powered by Flyspray Solution Mount the boot partition and verify if the grub/grub.conf file exists. Thanks David Reply With Quote 29-Jul-2009,02:10 #2 john_hudson View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Omniscient Penguin Join Date Jun 2008 Location West Yorkshire, UK Posts 3,372 Re:

If you edit the Wiki article, please do not add yourself here; your contributions are recorded on the history page. https://bugs.debian.org/209340 GRUB sees two copies of my primary C: drive partition and labels them hd0 and hd1. don't laugh please. This could occur because the BIOS translated geometry has been changed by the user or the disk is moved to another machine or controller after installation, or GRUB was not installed

yes > Running "embed /boot/grub/reiserfs_stage1_5 (hd0,4)"... 18 sectors are embedded. > succeeded > Running "install --stage2=/boot/grub/stage2 /boot/grub/stage1 (hd0,4) (hd0,4)1+18 p (hd0,4)/boot/grub/stage2 /boot/grub/menu.lst"... weblink Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Upgrade the Portage tree or mask this version of GRUB: root #echo "=sys-boot/grub-0.93.20031222" >> /etc/portage/package.mask root #emerge --ask sys-boot/grub:0 Another option is using the grub-install script as is recommended by the Lilo runs well from /dev/hda, booting into > either of the two. > > I want to use grub with the new installation.

More rtt Links rtt Forums Hosting Networking Server Admin Hardware SEO Servers Copyright © rtt 2004-2016 All Rights Reserved. Edit Remove 10 Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone grub (Ubuntu) Edit Invalid Medium Unassigned Edit Also affects project (?) Also affects distribution/package Nominate for series Bug Description I tried to Disclaimer warning The examples provided are just examples. navigate here Comment by Ashley Heron (breakage) - Monday, 08 August 2011, 23:07 GMT @Ronald i686 package also working for me, on my main PC.

Are you new to LinuxQuestions.org? So I can restart the computer at the moment, but I can't reboot it. failed Error 6: Mismatched or corrupt version of stage1/stage2 grub> quit Add tags Tag help Jeff Bailey (jbailey) wrote on 2005-09-19: #1 Is this during the install, or is this something

Comment by taylorchu (taylorchu) - Tuesday, 09 August 2011, 02:27 GMT the bug still exists in Grub 0.97-20-i686 Comment by Ronald van Haren (pressh) - Tuesday, 09 August 2011, 07:01 GMT

It is generating incorrect code as strict-aliasing optimisation is enabled for -Os which the code is being compiled with. If it works, don't fix it, right?My system still boots to windows just fine now. Thanks again! Anywhere else TAB lists the possible completions of a device/filename. ] grub> find /boot/grub/menu.lst find /boot/grub/menu.lst (hd0,0) grub> root (hd0,0) root (hd0,0) Filesystem type is ext2fs, partition type 0x83 grub> setup

Compiling grub gives several "dereferencing type-punned pointer will break strict-aliasing rules [-Wstrict-aliasing]" warnings. Also, the partition on which GRUB stores its stages should not use a software RAID-5 (or other striping technology) configuration. yes > Checking if "/boot/grub/stage2" exists... his comment is here Anywhere else TAB lists the possible
completions of a device/filename.]

grub> root (hd1,0)
Filesystem type is ext2fs, partition type 0xfd

grub> setup

Follow the solutions provided by this document at the readers own risk. Comment by Jonathan Liu (net147) - Monday, 08 August 2011, 22:47 GMT @Ronald i686 and x86_64 packages provided in your links and in [testing] are working for me. This may take a long time. Is this screwing up my attempts to reinstall GRUB?

succeeded Running "install /boot/grub/stage1 (hd0) (hd0)1+1 p (hd0,0)/boot/grub/stage2 /boot/grub/menu.lst"... To reopen the bug report you can click on the current status, under the Status column, and change the Status back to "New". Arch Linux Home Packages Forums Wiki Bugs AUR Download Arch Linux Username Password Remember me Login! yes Checking if "/boot/grub/stage2" exists...

To find out the exact name of the kernel, boot from the installation cd, mount the root and (if applicable) boot partition. Solution If there is no floppy drive, was the --no-floppy switch used? This article is based on a document formerly found on our main website gentoo.org. My (somewhat cautious) > approach is to install grub in /dev/hda5 and use the chain stuff from > lilo to booting into it, as long as the old linux has not

This may take a long time. > > > GNU GRUB version 0.93 (640K lower / 3072K upper memory) > > [ Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. Error 25 sean21 Linux - Newbie 2 11-08-2003 08:27 PM All times are GMT -5. Anywhere else TAB lists the possible > completions of a device/filename. ] > grub> root (hd0,4) > Filesystem type is reiserfs, partition type 0x83 > grub> setup --stage2=/boot/grub/stage2 --prefix=/boot/grub (hd0,4) > Comment by Vladyslav Chyzhevskyi (coirius) - Tuesday, 09 August 2011, 20:27 GMT When a new grub build be moved to core repository?