Grub hangs after today's updates
curoli at gmail.com
Fri Sep 12 21:26:17 UTC 2008
Dear friends, dear Boris,
Actually, I do have Windows on the machine, too (though not using it
often), but Grub boots.
I already have a rescue disk.
On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 5:16 PM, Boris Glawe <public at boris-glawe.de> wrote:
> Oliver Ruebenacker schrieb:
>> Dear friends,
>> A few minutes ago, I had a few automatic updates (including Kernel
>> updates) for my Fedora 9, then rebooted and now I can't boot upagain.
>> After BIOS, I see a black screen with only "GRUB" written on it, and
>> nothing else happens.
>> What to do?
>> Take care
> Find out, what you root partition is and from what device you're booting
> Assuming, that you do not use dual booting and have only fedora on your
> machine and assuming, that you're booting from the device /dev/sda here are
> the instructions:
> Download a rescue boot image and burn it on a cd. Download from this mirror
> for example:
> Boot from that cd and choose "rescue system" at the boot prompt.
> It's very likely, that the rescue routine will mount your system on the
> directory /mnt/sysimage.
> As instructed by the user interface run this command:
> chroot /mnt/sysimage
> From the point on you work in the same environment/os installation as you
> normally boot directly.
> Run this command:
> grub-install /dev/sda
> Type "exit"
> then type
> remove the cd from your drive and you will possibly be able to boot from
> hard disk again.
> greets Boris
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Oliver Ruebenacker, Computational Cell Biologist
BioPAX Integration at Virtual Cell (http://vcell.org/biopax)
Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling
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