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Re: Catch-22 : NO JOY after all





--- On Sat, 12/27/08, Beartooth <Beartooth swva net> wrote:

> From: Beartooth <Beartooth swva net>
> Subject: Re: Catch-22 : NO JOY after all
> To: fedora-list redhat com
> Date: Saturday, December 27, 2008, 2:02 PM
> On Sat, 27 Dec 2008 12:50:01 -0800, Antonio Olivares wrote:
> 	[....]
> > Welcome to the GRUB_ Club :)
> > That is when you install a new kernel, machine reboots
> and you are
> > greeted with a GRUB__ prompt only that does nothing :(
> > 
> > What you need to do(to make your computer function) is
> to boot in rescue
> > mode and reinstall grub.  That way you get rid of your
> GRUB_ problem.
> > 
> > This GRUB_ problem has bitten many of us that it is
> not funny anymore. 
> > But it happens(we can't complain, it happens to
> anyone of us, no one is
> > exempt), the good thing is that there's a
> workaround.  Try that and
> > report back.
> 
> 	Hmmm ... What means "reinstall" here? How do you
> do it??
> 
> 	I did "cat grub.conf" on the #2 machine,
> switched to #1, booted 
> rescue, chrooted /mnt/sysimage, and proceeded to edit
> grub.conf to clone 
> #2. That failed. 
> 
> 	It may or may not have to do with the fact that one
> grub.conf is 
> full of LMV stuff and one with UUID stuff.
> 
> 	Is there such a command as "reinstall grub," or
> do you do it by 
> commanding "grub" from root and doing God knows
> what from there, or ...?
It should be something like
# grub-install /dev/sdX where X is a, b, c, ...?
else try with grub? and press TAB to see options.

> 
> -- 
> Beartooth Staffwright, PhD, Neo-Redneck Linux Convert
> Remember I know precious little of what I am talking about.
> 
> -- 

Regards,

Antonio 


      


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