[BLUG] My Ubuntu/Linux bitch
beartooth at Beartooth.Info
Fri Nov 13 15:55:04 EST 2009
On Fri, 13 Nov 2009, Barry Schatz wrote:
> I have to say grub errors taught me a lot in a very short time.
> This was because I first tried Linux in college on my laptop
> (my only computer at the time) and still needed Windows to do
> school work. When I couldn't boot to Windows, I learned FAST.
> That said, there are ways to recover from the grub prompt.
> Which grub version (0.x aka "legacy" grub or 1.x aka grub2)? If
> you type help what does it say? You can also boot with a liveCD
> (knoppix, SystemRescueCD, etc.) and reinstall/update grub that
> way. I don't remember much else off the top of my head, but
> there are many ways to get your system back.
One of those is something called a SuperGrubDisk; I've
had good luck with it (with the greatest of ease!) a couple of
Beartooth Staffwright, Erstwhile Historian of Tongues
Sclerotic Squirreler, Double Retiree, Linux Evangelist
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