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I was trying to get Xubuntu to boot from usb when I accidentally reformatted the main partition and erasing all data.

I now can’t do anything and now says error: unknown file system, grub rescue.

set root=(hd0,msdos1)
set root=(hd0,msdos1)/grub
insmod normal

Returns:

error: unknown file system

Any help would be appreciated.

  • I can’t reach terminal, it’s only entering grub rescue. – Christine Pastro Oct 19 at 0:59
  • Please boot from a LiveUSB then run this in a terminal sudo parted -l then copy the results into your question here by clicking edit . Please do not use Add Comment; instead, use edit . – K7AAY Oct 21 at 2:26

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