ve1drg at av.eastlink.ca
Thu Nov 30 22:41:13 UTC 2006
At 04:22 PM 11/30/2006 -0600, you wrote:
>On Thu, 2006-11-30 at 13:01 -0400, Ted Gervais wrote:
> > I just installed fedora Core6 and now I can't boot up the system.
> > I have a dual boot system here; winXP on a drive by itself (hda) and
> > core6 on its own drive (hdb).
> > After things were installed with grub as my default boot manager I can't
> > get into fedora 6 at all. A boot takes me right into windows with no
> > stopping at the grub process.
> > To try and get this working I have tried doing a 'reinstall' of core6 but
> > even though the process said it was installing grub all over again, it
> > never appeared.
> > And than I thought of using the rescue disk and trying to get things going
> > that way. And that failed. But here is what I had done..
> > Fedora Core6 rescue disk - boot.
> > ran chroot /mnt/sysimage
> > Than I ran grub-install /dev/hda, and that gave me "/dev/hda does not have
> > any corresponding BIOS drive.
> > So I ran grub-install again but used /dev/hdb with the same result
> > . /dev/hdb is my core6 installation drive.
> > I even ran grub-install /dev/hdb1 and /dev/hda1 all with the same result:
> > "/dev/hdX does not have any corresponding BIOS drive."
>What does you BIOS say about the drives?
All it says is that the particular drive on which grub is to be installed,
that it does not have any corresponding BIOS drive.
I don't know what else to say??
> > That leaves me at a standstill with no way to get into my Fedora
> > installation. Is there a way using the resuce disk to boot into core6?
> > I don't know there is a way, but if there is that would be nice to know.
> > The bottom line is - what is wrong with the grub installation process
> > it won't write anything to anything to get the system to dual boot.??
> > ---
> > Ted Gervais,
> > Coldbrook, Nova Scotia, Canada
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