Re: Successful install, but no boot
Some time ago I had to redo a boot record on a i386 (shouldn't be much
difference). I booted the machine from the debian install cd but stopped the
installation as soon as I got the shell working. Then I could mount the hard
disk somewhere deep into the file hierarchy (/dev/???/???/???/???) and run
grub there to install it on the master boot record. If you get so far you
should also be able to start the grub shell and then you can type in the four
lines from menu.lst that are needed to start the machine. You can also make a
grub floppy if that helps.
Hope it helps
Þann Miðvikudagur 15. júní 2005 09:42 skrifaði J.A. de Vries:
> On 2005-06-15 @ 09:57:50 (week 24) Mahesh T. Pai wrote:
> > AFAICT, simply typing `rescue' at the boot prompt while booting from
> > live CDs helps, even if th option does not turn up in F1 menu. In
> > fact, I distinctly remember somewhere that rescue/live CDs have far
> > more options than can be found in the F1 menus.
> Hmm, I will try that later on. With the netinstall iso that will
> probably not work as I suspect it will be too barebones for that.
> Grx HdV
> P.S. Knowing better I tried anyway, but no such luck.