Re-installing grub boots go grub prompt
On Sat, 2008-01-19 at 20:40 -0600, Larry Alkoff wrote:
> Using Kubuntu 6.06.
> Somehow I destroyed grub. I re-installed grub as per below
> but when I boot it stops at a grub prompt.
> What do I do with that?
> This is what I did to get this far:
> I booted the 6.06 install cd and mounted hda1 (root) and hda5 (home).
> After a lot of reading tried the following install line:
> sudo /sbin/grub-install --root-directory=/mnt --root-shell=/sbin/grub
> --recheck /dev/hda
> It seemed to come out ok and reported my devices as /dev/fd0 and /dev/hda.
> However, when I boot a prompt for grub appears instead of kde.
> What do I do with it? Should I change something in /boot/grub?
I recently had the same problem in a dual-boot Fedora and Win/XP
environment. I grabbed SuperGrub.iso
(http://supergrub.forjamari.linex.org/), burned it to a CD, and booted
from the CD. SuperGrub includes tools that should help you repair your
Bob St. John
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