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Re: [suse-amd64] GRUB loader will not start after bios upgrade
  • From: Luuk Oudejans <luuk@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2004 11:55:40 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <200410081355.25975.luuk@xxxxxxxxxx>
Op vrijdag 8 oktober 2004 09:02, schreef Moritz Kuerten:
> > This doesn't really help, where is your kernel located ? is / a different
> > partition ?
>
> I guess so. On HD0 (1st IDE channel, master, Samsung) GRUB is installed in
> MBR and Windows XP on NTFS. On HD1 (2nd channel, master, WD600) Linux is
> installed.
>
> When I boot, normally the GRUB boot loader shows me a menu where I can
> select to boot Windows or Linux. This doesn't appear anymore with F10. I
> only get the GRUB command line.
>
> > Are you sure that the disks in the second menue are correct (first
> > Samsung, then WD)?
>
> Yes. But I will try to change it and look what happens.
>
> > some words to the grub console:
> >
> > "kernel (hdx,y)/<path_to_kernel>/<vmlinuz>"
> > where x is the disk, y the partition, both counted from _0_
> >
> > should give no error
> >
> > "initrd (hdx,y)/<path_to_initrd>/<initrd>"
> >
> > same as above
> >
> > "root (hdx,y)"
> >
> > same as above
> >
> > "boot"
> >
> >
> > should boot your system.
> > for x you may take 0 or 1
>
> I will try this.
>
> Thanks,
> Moritz
>
I've had a similar problem.
The real problem was the change of order from the ata and sata controllers.
hda became hde and hde became hda. The solution was to use Yast to reinstall
grub.
I hope this helps

Luuk

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