Alastair Neil wrote:
On 10/25/06, *Bob Goodwin* <[email protected]
<mailto:[email protected]>> wrote:
*I just tried an upgrade rather than a
reformat and install for the first time with
When it booted for the first time it stopped
with "grub" printed to the screen and
sits there in its editor function waiting for
some command. I don't know what it wants or
what to do next.
FC6 is installed on an 80g sata drive
a working FC5 install.
The "rescue disc" is not much help, probably
because I don't know the right command?
Any suggestions appreciated.
sounds similar to problem I experienced.
I booted into rescue mode then issued a chroot /mnt/sysimage.
cd /boot/grub and check the device.map file. Assuming your system disk
is /dev/sda it should have:
if it doesn't, modify it so it does and run:
Also check the /boot/grub.conf file and see if the various files are
being referenced to the correct device partition, it should be
(hd0,0) if your system drive is the first device.
Hope this helps, Alastair
Yes it helps, now if I can fix the problem.
device.map appears corrupted:
My big problem is "vi"
I have never learned the commands and it's a science project every time
I am forced to use it!
I normally use a simple text editor called e3em which uses emacs
commands. I'll muddle through.