Grub Error 17

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at verizon.net
Sun Jan 11 04:20:58 UTC 2009


On Saturday 10 January 2009, Ash wrote:
>Hi all,
>In my desperate attempt to fic the Grub Error problem, I mounted the Win XP
>CD and ran fixmbr and fixboot on the repair console.
>
>Now my system is working again except one thing!!
>
>It straight away boots Win XP giving me no option to load Ubuntu.
>
>I checked the partitions on Partition Manager and it shows that Linux is
>still there.
>
>How do I get the option for multibooting again?
>
>Eagerly waiting for solution!
>
>Thank you.
>
>- Ash
>
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>> Message: 9
>> Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2009 17:58:32 +0700
>> From: Ash <ash8kewl at gmail.com>
>> Subject: Grub 1.5 Error 17
>> To: kubuntu-users <kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
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>> Hi all,
>>
>> I dared to adjust the partion space on my notebook today.
>>
>> Upon reboot,, I am getting the message "Grub 1.5 loading.... please wait "
>> followed by Error 17.
>>
>> I have no idea what to do next.

Boot the rescue cd and reinstall grub.  Then edit /boot/grub/menu.lst as is 
documented to chainload +1 the windows partition.

>> Pls advise.
>>
>> Thank you
>>
>> - Ash
>>
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