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Re: Experiencing the Grub Error 17



On 10/22/07, Mikkel L. Ellertson <mikkel infinity-ltd com> wrote:
> >> I am experiencing the Grub Error 17. I am trying to boot in /dev/sdc3,
> >> and I am running F7. The result of 'fdisk -l' (obtained after having
> >> booted in Knoppix) is below.  Any ideas? If further information is
> >> needed, please ask me for it.
> >>
> >> Disk /dev/sdc: 120.0 GB, 120033041920 bytes
> >> 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 14593 cylinders
> >> Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
> >>
> >>    Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
> >> /dev/sdc1   *           1        3187    25597952    6  FAT16
> >> /dev/sdc2            3188        3200      104422+  83  Linux
> >> /dev/sdc3            3201       14593    91514272+  8e  Linux LVM
> >
> > I am trying the following, but getting a failure:
> >
> > grub> root (hd2,1)
> >  Filesystem type is ext2fs, partition type 0x83
> >
> > grub>
> >
> > grub> setup (hd2,1)
> >  Checking if "/boot/grub/stage1" exists... yes
> >  Checking if "/boot/grub/stage2" exists... yes
> >  Checking if "/boot/grub/e2fs_stage1_5" exists... yes
> >  Running "embed /boot/grub/e2fs_stage1_5 (hd2,1)"... failed (this is not fatal)
> >  Running "embed /boot/grub/e2fs_stage1_5 (hd2,1)"... failed (this is not fatal)
> >  Running "install /boot/grub/stage1 (hd2,1) /boot/grub/stage2 p /boot/grub/menu
> > .lst "... succeeded
> > Done.
> >
> > grub>
> > grub> setup (hd2,2)
> >  Checking if "/boot/grub/stage1" exists... yes
> >  Checking if "/boot/grub/stage2" exists... yes
> >  Checking if "/boot/grub/e2fs_stage1_5" exists... yes
> >  Running "embed /boot/grub/e2fs_stage1_5 (hd2,2)"... failed (this is not fatal)
> >  Running "embed /boot/grub/e2fs_stage1_5 (hd2,1)"... failed (this is not fatal)
> >  Running "install /boot/grub/stage1 (hd2,2) /boot/grub/stage2 p /boot/grub/menu
> > .lst "... succeeded
> > Done.
> >
> > grub>
> >
> > Paul
> >
> Paul,
>  What exactly are you trying to do? Because what you are doing does
> not make much sense. You are installing Grub stage 1 in the boot
> record of the second and third partition of the third hard drive.

Thanks, Mikkel. I am so frustrated with this that I may be doing
things without sense. But let me try to be clearer:

I am trying to boot in the F7 partition, which is in /dev/sdc2 and
/dev/sdc3 (it is lvm). What precisely should I do in order to be
successful with booting in it?

Paul


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