I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a Samsung Chronos 7 laptop. The computer was running fine, until recently after a required reboot, the screen was black showing:

"error: hd0 out of disk grub rescue>"

I have absolutely NO IDEA what's going on here AT ALL. I've read that it has to do with conflicting partitions, but I'm 99% sure that I deleted the entire hard drive of any existing partition when first installing Ubuntu. Does anybody have a clue?

  • Thanks for the link, though I don't see how I can get into Ubuntu through grubrescue, let alone install Grub2. – user305974 Jul 25 '14 at 7:20
  • You 1st need to follow the link in the top answer. – Rinzwind Jul 25 '14 at 7:21
  • I still can't find anything. All I can see is updating Grub while inside Ubuntu, or from some other menu. I am REALLY confused right now... – user305974 Jul 25 '14 at 7:28
  • I'm not sure what your problem is. Have you tried booting a live system? It will provide the tools you need for the rescue. – Run CMD Jul 25 '14 at 7:46

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