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Re: grub-install failure

On Thu, Jan 27, 2005 at 08:05:59PM -0500, Randall A. Jones wrote:
> Now I am getting a failure while running grub-install --recheck from the
> chrooted environment.
> First time, grub-install gave the error message:
> "The file /boot/grub/stage1 not read correctly"
> I rebooted and ran it again, this time it said:
> "The file /boot/grub/stage2 not read correctly"
> I'm not sure what to make of this, I haven't seen this before.
> Opinions?
> Thanks.
I have seen that error only last week and found out the
answer. Forget about grub-install and do the same thing as follows:
grub> root (hd0,0)
grub> setup (hd0)
grub> quit

Obviously you would change the hd0 and hd0,0 references to fit your

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