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Re: Successful install, but no boot

On 2005-06-15 @ 09:57:52 (week 24) Gudjon I. Gudjonsson wrote:

> Hi
>    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

Hi Gudjon,

In the end I used a Kanotix-64 Live CD and ran "grub-install -recheck
/dev/hda" from that. No errors were reported and the devices map was OK

Anyhow the problem is solved now, see my previous message to the list.


Grx HdV

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