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Re: Grub2 made my systeum unbootable

On 21 Jul 2009, thveillon.debian wrote:
> Anthony Campbell wrote:
> > Rashly, after today's upgrade I followed the exhortation in the grub
> > legacy package to move to grub2. I now cannot boot at all; I just get
> > the message "Grub" and nothing more.
> > 
> > Looking at /boot/grub with my rescue disk I see all sorts of files I
> > don't recognize but no menu.lst. 
> > 
> > Is there any way to restore things? Please don't tell me I have to
> > reinstall!
> > 
> > Anthony
> > 
> Hi,
> when you end up with the "grub" message, what does it look like ? Is it
> a succession of "grub" word or something like a prompt where you can
> type something (try "ls" and "set" if you can type something) ?
> Most live-cd or installation disks will allow you to "boot from hard
> drive" from their menu, maybe you can try that if you have such a disk
> at hand.
> Tom

It just says GRUB and I can't type anything. 

Anthony Campbell - ac@acampbell.org.uk 
Microsoft-free zone - Using Debian GNU/Linux
http://www.acampbell.org.uk (blog, book reviews, 
and sceptical articles)

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