GRUB loading stage 1.5...

Discussion in 'Linux & BSD' started by zapoqx, Jan 24, 2006.

  1. zapoqx

    zapoqx Striking Master

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    I got the help, thanks anyways
     
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  2. Mainframeguy

    Mainframeguy Debiant by way of Ubuntu Folding Team

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    :suprised: interesting thread openner! :eek: Can I ask what the question was? :dead: :rolleyes:
     
  3. zapoqx

    zapoqx Striking Master

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    Well I would of deleted it but this vbulletin board here I can't find the delete post button. It was a problem in which GRUB loading stage 1.5 would appear and then the system would reboot.
     
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    falconguard Carbon based lifeform Political User Folding Team

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    Howza 'bout the solution, so if anybody else runs into this, this thread could be some help?
     
  5. Mainframeguy

    Mainframeguy Debiant by way of Ubuntu Folding Team

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    what he said - that was kinda my thinking... not that GRUB has ever given me that issue.... Was it a BIOS thing going on?
     
  6. zapoqx

    zapoqx Striking Master

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    To tell you the truth, it was simplistic for a Linux console user, but not for anyone else.

    You take the live CD

    Type Rescue at the boot screen

    When everything is loaded after the instructions, type:
    grub-install /dev/boot

    it will reinstall grub to the hard drive with the boot section.
     
  7. j79zlr

    j79zlr Glaanies script monkey Political User

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    Just so this works for everyone, you should use grub-install /dev/hda or whatever your bootable drive is. Depending on the distro, the /dev/boot node is not always [or usually] created. Also, any LiveCD will work as long as you chroot yourself into the broken install.
     
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    for some reason for me, it works on both /dev/boot and /dev/hda (I don't know why).
     
  9. j79zlr

    j79zlr Glaanies script monkey Political User

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    It will if there is a symlink from /dev/boot --> /dev/hda, but not every version of udev creates that symlink.