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Tue, 24 Oct 2000 11:05:49 -0500 (EST)
Now I think I know what's happening. My BIOS has a problem of recognizing
a hard disk over 8GB. So I have a program called "EZ-BIOS" installed at
MBR on my hard disk. GRUB seems to destroy that extra EZ-BIOS information
completely and left the hard disk a corrupted partition table.
(LILO, however, does a smarter job). Do you have any idea of how to
On Tue, 24 Oct 2000, Jochen Hoenicke wrote:
> On Oct 22, Ning Ma wrote:
> > Sorry for my ignorance. I just install Linux with GRUB as bootloader, and
> > unfortunately, my computer does not boot from hard disk any more. It
> > can boot from floppy disk, but I could not boot into my Window 98 system.
> Lets guess: When you boot from the hard disk only the "grub>" prompt
> appears, right?
> This means that grub is loaded, but can't find its menu (menu.lst).
> So it asks you to enter command by hands. Try entering at the grub> prompt:
> configfile /grub/menu.lst
> If I'm right you should get your menu, provided that you have a
> menu.lst at all, see the grub tutorial...
> > The following is my configuration:
> > hda1 Win98 vfat
> > hda2 Linux /boot ext2
> Your menu.lst is probably at /grub/menu.lst in your boot partition,
> but grub searches in /boot/grub/menu.lst. After booting linux from
> disk, you should put a symlink in your boot directory:
> cd /boot
> ln -s . boot
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- help!, Ning Ma, 2000/10/22
- Re: help!, Jochen Hoenicke, 2000/10/24
- Re: help!,
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