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jamien73
25th May 2008, 11:52 AM
Hi, i have just done a fresh install of F9 (third time), and everything seems fine, except when it reboots. It just stalls after displaying "GRUB _" and then nothing. i cant figure out whats going on, it's driving me a little crazy :(

Cheers
Jamie

jamien73
25th May 2008, 01:17 PM
Hi again, ok, so i go in and change the location of the boot record, seems all good, but then i get an error 15: file not found. It says its looking on 1,0 BUT for a hunch i change it to 0,0 as i was pretty sure that id installed the system on the first hard drive. Voilla it worked. just some tweaking to do now.

I still dont know why i got the GRUB _ freeze in the first place, and info would be greatfully appreciated.

Jamie

glennzo
25th May 2008, 01:18 PM
Hi jamien73. Maybe the boot loader didn't get installed properly? Assuming you have only one hard disk, boot with the DVD and choose rescue mode. Step through and when you get to the prompt type

chroot /mnt/sysimage
grub-install /dev/sda
If there were no errors reported type

exit
exit
The system will reboot and you should get the boot menu.

Edit: And apparently I was seconds too late to help ;)