I did Windows install, I read and formatted the disc, copied the files.. If I can't boot up the system because GRUB isn't working, how do I reinstall it? Advanced Search Forum Community Help: Check the Help Files, then come here to ask! So the BIOS is what came with the mobo. this contact form
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Second, you could start the machine with the install disc in, and choose the option to repair the installation. Is your /boot/grub/device.map, the file you posted? (not /boot/boot/grub/device.map ...) Can you post your fstab? Just choose a well-proven, one-CD install just to see if it works, say, Ubuntu, Mepis, or even CentOS. Hi friends, I have a xeon machine with 3 hard disks and 512 mb of RAM.
Pressing Ctrl-Alt-Del will reboot. I see this: grub> find /grub/stage2 Error 15: File not found grub> foot (hd0,0) Error 25: Disk read error So clearly I'm getting a read error. /etc/fstab does use LABELS same thing always Grub Loading----stage 2Read Error... https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=937729 If this went well, you should now be able to boot your new system.
Now I have to think, whether I use Ubuntu without the DVD rom (which I actually do not use that often) or stick with Vista Adv Reply October 23rd, 2008 Argh, when the world for once goes forward and drops that unreliable beast, then you need it. (If you can boot off a floppy, copy the files /usr/share/grub/*/stage to a floppy This is a bad sign. 8 : "No such partition" This error is returned if a partition is requested in the device part of a device- or full filename which isn't One more point..
I've installed this off a downloaded set of iso's burned to CD for FC4-x86_64. http://forums.justlinux.com/showthread.php?150251-GRUB-loading-stage2-error Results 1 to 9 of 9 Thread: GRUB loading stage2 error.. Did you try to install grub from the CD that does not seem to have the problem the grub boot floppy does? The reserved area hold the files accounting /indexing system Every formatting or file copying command in every OS always leaves the boot sector alone.
It has since has become more persistant. weblink Any help would be appreciated... They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. in grub.conf resolves to /boot/initrd...
One thing I have always disliked about RH Linux products is their use of partition "LABEL"s. The time now is 08:50 AM. Is there an entry needed for the LVM-Volume in the device.map? navigate here For instance, sometimes when it boots, some distros report PS2 keyboard errors for 60 seconds before timing out and then botting normally...
Perhaps I should look for a Grub development mailing list, or search the Fedora/redhat bugzilla... If I execute: grub> setup (hd0) it completes without error, but I still don't get a bootable system. --alan alan Reply With Quote 12-01, 04:08 PM #8 Re: GRUB Loading Stage2Read This is of course not enough to load a kernel and an initrd.
Join Date May 2005 Posts 93 use the fedora core first cd as rescue and reinstall the grub read this link. I installed RHEL AS 4 on it. check if this is correct or not. his comment is here I don't know if this explains the error message you get, but I would try to put "default=0" and see if it makes a difference.
any help would be great!! Fernando Duran Dollenz Libertad 584 6824871 Adv Reply October 4th, 2008 #3 Margus81 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message 5 Cups of Ubuntu Join Date May 2008 Beans 23 I believe I opted to install the boot loader on the /boot partition. Could this still be the case?
Still the stage2 read error. and this mobo doesnt have PS2 ports. With only one stanza below, there is no default one. Join our community today!
This is the contents of the device map /boot/grub/device.map;. Then run: grub-install --root-directory=/ /dev/fd0 I'm in linux now!!!!!!!! #4 14th May 2008, 09:41 PM bgedan Offline Registered User Join Date: Oct 2006 Location: Frankfurt/Main, Germany, Planet Earth This have moved me back on the original situation, with "GRUB Loading stage2..."-->remove the floppy->Ctrl+Alt+Del->Boot in Windows. But that seems to me the kernel stage and Grub has gone off by then.
and nothing else appears on the screen. If the first, then: post: sudo fdik -lu Dr. It only makes sense in this case anyway, as GRUB has no idea how to communicate the presence of location of such modules to a non-Multiboot-aware kernel. 23 : "Must load The only purpose of running grub under Linux, is to issue "setup" commands. (Which is what grub-install does for you.) The error message is of course silly, but the overall