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password topsecret # password --md5 $1$gLhU0/$aW78kHK1QfV3P2b2znUoe/ # password topsecret # # examples # # title Windows 95/98/NT/2000 # root (hd0,0) # makeactive # chainloader +1 # # title Linux # root My Linux cd's contain a memory test option. Checked the menu.1st file after it booted, all was as it should be. DoctorBeaver AftershockVibe - Just had a look at the instructions and I can't do it. this contact form

Going to try re-installing GRUB now. I stupidly didn't back up much beforehand. Toad (btorgerson) wrote on 2008-08-30: #12 I just installed Ubuntu 8.04.1 AMD64 using the Desktop CD. Read more GRUB error 15: How to fix? - LinuxQuestions.org GRUB error 15: How to fix? (null). http://www.frihost.com/forums/vt-105437.html

I edited the entries in the menu.lst file to open the (hd0,1) partition and now it all starts up fine. Checkifthisiscorrectornot.Ifanyofthelinesisincorrect, fixitandre-runthescript`grub-install'. (hd0)/dev/sda GRUBLegacyhasbeenremoved,butitsconfigurationfileshavebeenpreserved, sincethisscriptcannotdetermineiftheycontainvaluableinformation.If youwouldliketoremovetheconfigurationfilesaswell,usethefollowing command: rm-f/boot/grub/menu.lst* [emailprotected]:~$ You can now reboot... Finally, before trashing the disk....

Reply With Quote 03-16-2013,06:38 AM #2 hieu.hap View Profile View Forum Posts Banned Join Date Mar 2013 Posts 1 up ph? Fix design mistakes in GRUB Legacy, which could not be solved for backward-compatibility, such as the way of numbering partitions. My only doubt is: why the upgrade to Ubuntu 9.04 release candidate did that overlapping? I try supergrub.

I'll give it a try. Error 15 is common with new installs. More here […] Reply TetonsGulf said June 4, 2009 at 4:24 pm This gave me some new things to look at, but I'm curious how to handle UUID's? Kindly mark your thread [SOLVED] if it is done.

Seems to be centered around multiple drives. I can check by opening the box and disconnecting the first HD, and trying to get it to boot off the MBR on the second HD, or, wait, I can swap I've been trying to install Ubuntu 8.04 all night. A while ago, after no updates/changes that I was aware of, my system stopped booting, and gave me: Code: GRUB Loading stage1_5 GRUB Loading, please wait Error 15 The error is

I attached the result of "ls -l" command on the boot directory to show that there is no grub directory there. you could try here Adv Reply Quick Navigation Installation & Upgrades Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums The Ubuntu Forum Community Ubuntu Official Flavours Support New Search this Thread 07-30-2010, 08:45 PM #1 drkayak LQ Newbie Registered: Nov 2006 Posts: 13 Rep: can't boot ubuntu: grub loading, error 15 Hi, I've been running ubuntu 8.04 AftershockVibe Sorry DoctorBeaver, I thought Quote: I tried to install again from scratch but although the CD drive is accessed I get exactly the same error.

Make sure you understand this if it’s /dev/hda1 in your system then you ‘ll use (hd0,0). weblink but sorry, launchpad doesn't allow me to click also on the button on yours reply ("this solved the question", etc. Error 15 I can't do anything, and pressing 'e' does nothing. vBulletin 2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Malcolm DoctorBeaver Malcolm - thanks for that. and Stone age probably would also solved the question... The key was in the last step of installing Ubuntu, step 6 of 6, Click on the Advanced.. navigate here Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 * 1 3824 30716248+ c W95 FAT32 (LBA) /dev/sda2 3825 14593 86501992+ f W95 Ext'd (LBA) /dev/sda3 14302 14593 2345458+ 82 Linux swap

and fsck the ubuntu disk.... Related This entry was posted on May 25, 2009 at 2:32 am and is filed under Linux, tips 'n tricks. Well, maybe my hard disc is is dying.

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It took only 3-4 hours resetting the whole computer, partitions in a more tidy and logical way. because grub is looking into a wrong device. I did, finally, get the thing to work. GRUB loading, please wait...

My Fix Fix For This: Install with (1) Drive, then add your additional drives. up to a point ^^ GRUB now gives me a list of items to select from, after which I get a "Error 17: Cannot mount selected partition" message. Footnote: The little man with the spanners turns out to be a knackered bearing on the CPU fan. http://fileupster.com/grub-loading/grub-loading-error-18-ubuntu-9-04.html Same steps.

I liked intrepid and it seemed stable so i upgraded 8.04.1 to 8.10 beta then erased the swap and ext3 used for the 8.10 and created 2 partitions out of it. Operating System: Boot files/dirs: =========================== Drive/Partition Info: ============================= Drive: sda ___________________ _____________________________________________________ Disk /dev/sda: 160.0 GB, 160041885696 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 19457 cylinders, total 312581808 sectors Units = sectors of here is an example # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # #               proc            /proc           proc    defaults        0       0 /dev/hda6 /               ext3    errors=remount-ro 0       And everything is now back working.

Results 1 to 6 of 6 Thread: Grub Error 15 after installing Ubuntu 8.04 Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Switch Use the mailing list till I unfreeze it Home Help Search Login Register Forum freezed. Here in our example root is /dev/hda6 so the /boot/grub/menu.lst should look like this title        Debian GNU/Linux, kernel 2.6.26-2-686 root        (hd0,5) kernel        /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.26-2-686 root=/dev/hda6 ro initrd        /boot/initrd.img-2.6.26-2-686 title        Debian GNU/Linux, kernel Without them, all seems well.

I've tried the install CD in both so it's not a drive problem. VladNistor (vladnistor) wrote on 2008-10-03: #13 This also happened to me today. Add tags Tag help jtholmes (jtholmes) wrote on 2008-01-07: #1 Thank you for your report TerryG (tgalati4) wrote on 2008-02-23: #2 Triaged to Incomplete. 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.

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General can't boot ubuntu: grub loading, error 15 User Name Remember Me? Help! Open the fdisk command line with "sudo fdisk /dev/sda", execute "d", select partition "3", try "v", commit changes with "w". Hmm.

The only Linux PC I had is the 1 that went wrong. Contact Us - Advertising Info - Rules - LQ Merchandise - Donations - Contributing Member - LQ Sitemap - Main Menu Linux Forum Android Forum Chrome OS Forum Search LQ Not fixed. Singing your praises to the sky Install.sh not working with USB (FIX Included) - Remote Exploit Forums said July 11, 2009 at 1:03 pm […] […] Reply annonymous said October 24,

Creating one for swap, a second for /boot and a third for the root. Hopefully if you hit DEL (or for some manufacturers it's F2) at startup you'll get to the BIOS setup. Print Pages: [1] Go Up « previous next » Forum freezed.