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Grub sucks with Error 13!!!



On Apr 3, 2005 2:17 AM, Alexander Dalloz <ad+lists uni-x org> wrote:
> Am Sa, den 02.04.2005 schrieb Didier Casse um 18:53:
>
> > I'll provide some more information about the system which can't boot
> > WinXP. I install grub as normal. Here's my grub configuration:
> >
> > (root localhost:~)# cat /boot/grub/grub.conf
> >
> > # grub.conf generated by anaconda
> > #
> > # Note that you do not have to rerun grub after making changes to this file
> > # NOTICE:  You have a /boot partition.  This means that
> > #          all kernel and initrd paths are relative to /boot/, eg.
> > #          root (hd0,6)
> > #          kernel /vmlinuz-version ro root=/dev/hda10
> > #          initrd /initrd-version.img
> > #boot=/dev/hda
> > default=0
> > timeout=5
> > splashimage=(hd0,4)/grub/splash.xpm.gz
> > hiddenmenu
> > title Windows XP
> >         rootnoverify (hd0,0)
> >         chainloader +1
> >
> > title Fedora Core 3 (2.6.10-1.770_FC3)
> >         root (hd0,4)
> >         kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.10-1.770_FC3 ro root=LABEL=/ rhgb max_scsi_luns=8
>
> "max_scsi_luns=8" is a (long time) deprecated instruction. See "modinfo
> scsi_mod" and use in /etc/modprobe.conf:
> options scsi_mod max_luns=8
>
> >         initrd /initrd-2.6.10-1.770_FC3.img
>
> > And the harddisk looks like this:
> >
> > (root localhost:~)# fdisk -l /dev/hda
> >
> > Disk /dev/hda: 60.0 GB, 60060155904 bytes
> > 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 7301 cylinders
> > Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
> >
> >    Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
> > /dev/hda1   *           1        1275    10241406    7  HPFS/NTFS
> > /dev/hda2            1276        7300    48395812+   f  W95 Ext'd (LBA)
> > /dev/hda5            1276        1288      104359+  83  Linux
> > /dev/hda6            1289        1798     4096543+  83  Linux
> > /dev/hda7            1799        2104     2457913+  83  Linux
> > /dev/hda8            2105        2359     2048256   83  Linux
> > /dev/hda9            2360        2499     1124518+  83  Linux
> > /dev/hda10           2500        2550      409626   83  Linux
> > /dev/hda11           2551        3825    10241406    7  HPFS/NTFS
> > /dev/hda12           3826        7300    27912906    b  W95 FAT32
>
> > Everything is just normal install. I didn't do anything fancy. Thanks
> > for the help.
>
> Boot the computer from Windows(r) CD into the rescue console like
> instructed on
>
> http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/win_xp_rec.htm
>
> and then run "fixboot". Caution: if you run "fixmbr" the MBR will be
> overridden and you loose grub. If you do that and you want to get grub
> back you will have to boot with the Fedora CD1 with "rescue" and then to
> run "grub-install /dev/hda". If you think to better switch to boot with
> the Windows(r) bootloader and to let that one start Fedora, then follow:
>

Thanks for the reply. But no windows CD is able to bootup anymore! And
I've no clue why. At first I thought the WinXP CD was buggy but when I
tried other XP CDs they said something like "scanning hardware
devices" then hang there with a black screen.

Only my Fedora CD can boot up and the laptop doesn't have any floppy
drives! Any solution?
--
Cheers,
Didier.

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Didier F.B Casse | PhD candidate | LiMiNT Beamline
Singapore Synchrotron Light Source (SSLS), 5 Research Link, Singapore 117603
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