Re: Reboot and all I get is a grub prompt.
On Mon 05 Dec 2011 at 07:38:22 -0600, Harry Putnam wrote:
> For example, I can type `help' and a massive flood of commands flash
> past leaving only the last screenful visible... there seems no way to
> page this mess, so it is mostly useless.
> Pressing <TAB> shows a gout of other commands with no newlines just
> all in a blob. Given what I see, I have no idea at all how to proceed
> or why this has happened.
> set root (hd0,1) (in grub1 that would be hd0,0)
> linux /vm<tab>
linux /vmlinuz root=/dev/sda1
> OK, now were talking... but whoops.. kernel panic .. just
> paraphrasing: `unable to mount root on unknown block'
Paraphrasing means we have to guess what you saw.