Catch-22 : NO JOY after all
olivares14031 at yahoo.com
Sat Dec 27 23:12:43 UTC 2008
--- On Sat, 12/27/08, Beartooth <Beartooth at swva.net> wrote:
> From: Beartooth <Beartooth at swva.net>
> Subject: Re: Catch-22 : NO JOY after all
> To: fedora-list at redhat.com
> Date: Saturday, December 27, 2008, 2:02 PM
> On Sat, 27 Dec 2008 12:50:01 -0800, Antonio Olivares wrote:
> > Welcome to the GRUB_ Club :)
> > That is when you install a new kernel, machine reboots
> and you are
> > greeted with a GRUB__ prompt only that does nothing :(
> > What you need to do(to make your computer function) is
> to boot in rescue
> > mode and reinstall grub. That way you get rid of your
> GRUB_ problem.
> > This GRUB_ problem has bitten many of us that it is
> not funny anymore.
> > But it happens(we can't complain, it happens to
> anyone of us, no one is
> > exempt), the good thing is that there's a
> workaround. Try that and
> > report back.
> Hmmm ... What means "reinstall" here? How do you
> do it??
> I did "cat grub.conf" on the #2 machine,
> switched to #1, booted
> rescue, chrooted /mnt/sysimage, and proceeded to edit
> grub.conf to clone
> #2. That failed.
> It may or may not have to do with the fact that one
> grub.conf is
> full of LMV stuff and one with UUID stuff.
> Is there such a command as "reinstall grub," or
> do you do it by
> commanding "grub" from root and doing God knows
> what from there, or ...?
It should be something like
# grub-install /dev/sdX where X is a, b, c, ...?
else try with grub? and press TAB to see options.
> Beartooth Staffwright, PhD, Neo-Redneck Linux Convert
> Remember I know precious little of what I am talking about.
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