Tag Info

New answers tagged

1

Assuming that your Linux file system is on (hd0,1) If you want to list files in the partition try grub> ls (hd0,1)/ (It will only with the filesystem containing Linux) grub> set root=(hd0,1) Also check the name for your vmlinuz and initrd file. grub> linux /boot/vmlinuz root=/dev/sda1 (sda1 will change according to your Linux filesystem) ...


0

I'd imagine you will need a windows disc, start windows installer via the boot menu, and then run boot repair. I don't know if something like Ultimate boot cd or system rescue cd will work as I've never had a need to use them. BTW, its called dual boot not side-by-side. Apparently, it looks like you didn't do it correctly.


1

For booting from CD/DVD you don't need a bootloader such a grub. You usually use the BIOS or EFI. Insert the Windows DVD and reboot your computer and press the one of these keys: F1, F2, F8, F10 or DEL. Then you get to the BIOS and EFI and you can configure your BIOS to boot from DVD or directly select you DVD-Drive to boot. After this you should reach the ...


0

I have solve the issue last night. What I have done was to use the following commands first to get grub menu back from grub rescue: grub rescue> set boot=(hd0,msdos6) grub rescue> set prefix=(hd0,msdos6)/boot/grub grub rescue> insmod normal grub rescue> normal After this I got to grub usual boot selection menu. Then instead of booting to ...


0

Yeah, I used to do this such of mess moving partitions too. forget the grub rescue, download the grub rescue cd: http://sourceforge.net/projects/boot-repair-cd/ run it in a USB stick or a cd and it will restore the boot to ubuntu automatically. or you can use any debian-based live cd and follow these steps: boot the live cd, chose try ubuntu/debian/etc., ...


0

In the end I tried tapping both shift keys really fast on a system boot. This would only bring up the menu about one time in five. I think it's because the mohterboard is so new and so very fast at getting to the bootloader stage. Then I chose to go into rescue mode and then from the menu when to a root prompt. After getting a root prompt I did the usual.. ...



Top 50 recent answers are included