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Re: Thinkpad T60P: bricked by grub transition

On 04 Aug 2009, James McCloskey wrote:
> Rob Owens <rowens@ptd.net> wrote:
>  |>  You might want to keep a copy of this handy:
>  |>  http://www.supergrubdisk.org/
> Indeed. But I think I sorted this out (or at least I have succeeded in making the 
> system boot at least once). In case anyone finds themselves in a similar situation,
> this was what worked for me:
[snip useful tip] 

Thanks for posting this; I'll keep it in reserve. I was caught by the
same trap on a similar machine (Thinkpad Z61M) a couple of weeks ago and
was rescued by a knowledgeable poster on this list. I can now boot again
although I no longer get the option to use the Lenny OS which is also
on the disk. (Probably something to do with grub.cfg but I haven't gone
into that.)

It will be a good long while before I risk 'upgrading' grub on my other


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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