[PlanetCCRMA] Grub help

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Sat Feb 25 10:41:02 2006

On Sat, 2006-02-25 at 11:12 -0600, David Slimp wrote:
> You might try something like this (as root):
> grub-install /dev/hda
> assuming you want grub on your MBR, and your disk is hda.
> You might also look at this page:
> http://orgs.man.ac.uk/documentation/grub/grub_3.html

(to do that you will have to boot from the fist cd with "linux rescue"
and then chroot to the mount point of your install). 

I vaguely remember a similar problem with my laptop a long time ago. I
think I did a grub-install --force-lba ("man grub-install") to get
around the problem. 

-- Fernando

> On 2/25/06, Oded Ben-Tal <oded@ccrma.stanford.edu> wrote:
> > > I don't know a whole lot about kernels, but which one
> > > are you trying to boot into? ... or do you even get far
> > > enough to select your choice?  -- If so... have you tried
> > > both choices?   Do you have an SMP machine or not?
> > >
> >
> > No I don't even get to see the choices. Grub doesn't load. I am trying to
> > figure out why...