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RE: Installation of FC T2: GRUB interactive on 1st install andGRUBhang on 2nd install

On Mon, 2004-05-03 at 07:57, Daniel B. Thurman wrote:
> Hi all,
> I did a little more researching but nothing gave me any
> clues to what is going on and why GRUB hangs...  I inserted
> CD1 and ran linux rescue and found:
> My drives and partitions are:
> /dev/hda1	/boot  (active)
> /dev/hdb3	/
> /etc/grub.conf
> # grub.conf generated by anaconda
> #
> # ... blah, blah...
> #boot=/dev/hda1
> default=0
> timeout=10
> splashimage=(hd0,0)/grub/splash.xpm.gz
> title Fedora Core (2.6.3-
> 	root (hd0,0)
> 	kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.3- ro root=LABEL=/ rhgb
> 	initrd /initrd-2.6.3-
> The above configuration file is correct, so... why
> is GRUB hanging when starting up?
> All I get on a boot up is all the usual pc bootup text,
> then after that a cleared screen with a black background
> and 4 characters in white:
> GRUB[]
> where [] is the block-cursor.
> Best regards,
> Dan


I would guess that you have an older grub installed in /dev/hda that
does not know where your current system is installed. So it's never
getting as far as the grub in /dev/hda1.

Chris Kloiber

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