can't boot into kubuntu 9.10 after installation

Goh Lip g.lip at gmx.com
Sat Mar 6 07:16:58 GMT 2010


Goh Lip wrote:


> 
> If unsure of partition number, then at grub prompt type
> 'ls' or 'search -f /vmlinuz'        (without quote marks)
> 
> it this doesn't work (configfile (hd0,x)/boot/grub/grub.cfg),
> do this
> 
> linux (hd0,x)/vmlinuz root=/dev/sda5 ro quiet splash
> initrd (hd0,x)/initrd.img
> boot


*Errata*
should be 
linux (hd0,x)/vmlinuz root=/dev/sdax ro quiet splash

note : sdax not sda5; of course x is number of partition
note also (hd0,x) is sdax  NOT sda(x+1)

Finally, if booted to kubuntu, at terminal, type
sudo grub-install /dev/sda

Regards _ Goh Lip



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