missing operating system problem
tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
Tue May 17 16:58:54 UTC 2005
Mark A. Beaumont wrote:
> The machine is new. The disk was initially clean (no other OS installed)
> and in the installation procedure I chose to wipe all partitions. I
> followed all the defaults during formatting and installation. I don't
> want a dual boot system. Everything seemed to install smoothly with no
> warning messages. But it will not boot.
> Any ideas gratefully received.
Did you try the Fedora Rescue CD?
Or you could try Knoppix.
In either case you could look at /etc/grub.conf
and see if this is correct.
If it is you could try re-installing with "grub-install --recheck/dev/hda"
(or whatever your hard disk is called).
e-mail (<80k only): tim /at/ birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
tel: +353-86-2336090, +353-1-2842366
s-mail: School of Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland
More information about the users