grub error 18
christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Tue Sep 22 06:37:23 UTC 2009
Goh Lip wrote:
> Christopher Chan wrote:
>> Hey, are you not going to help an old geezer out? List of grub2 packages
>> for Jaunty please so I can put them on a thumbdrive.
> Well, okay, since you have said 'sorry' and 'please, pretty, please'
> and I take it your yawn is not the 'dun teach your grandmother how to
> suck eggs' yawn but the cantonese 'I am stuck' yawn.....
> o Sure method, won't fail method.
> Reinstall jaunty, create a /boot partition not more than 150 Mb in the
> *first* partition and install boot there.
this old man ain't keen on carrying the box home again so that he can
update it and install some other stuff over the Net.
> o Should work method.. (not that arrogant to think it is 100% sure)
> When you get jaunty to boot up, not livecd,
> sudo install grub-pc
So you are saying that both grub and grub2 are installed by Jaunty by
default? Well, I most certainly hope grub2 ain't at fault since the menu
file I looked at was most bewildering and smacks of grub2 if you ask me.
> At new grub installation follow instructions carefully, esp the 'upgrade
> from legacy' part.
> Do I have the package to pass to you? No.
> o 'I would have done if I were you' method.
> Install karmic, even if it is alpha.
Ick. Even grub2 has bug reports in karmic. I am not too sure about
trading up for more instability...not for a box that ain't connected to
> "loh yeh, mun mun lei, ng sai kan cheong"
> goh lip
"Hai tao ban hau san chai ah, ah sook"
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