Hardy->Karmic booting locked-room mystery
g.lip at gmx.com
Fri Jan 15 14:02:57 GMT 2010
On 01/15/2010 07:43 PM, Alan Pope wrote:
> Boot machine to grub menu using shift, highlight most recent recovery
> kernel line, press e to edit, go down to where the UUID is mentioned
> (linux line), change root=UUID=blablahblah to root=/dev/sda2 (or
> whatever your linux partition is), press ctrl+x to boot.
Alan, I think David cannot get to the grub menu but he can get to the
grub prompt because he wrote..
> I managed to boot the laptop into Windows by telling GRUB by hand
> "chainloader (hd0,0)+1" - though of course I'll need to do that every
> time I boot it.
otherwise he would have booted to windows using the menu rather than 'by
If he can get to the grub menu, your method will be easiest and I
wholeheartedly support his using your method.
Oh, David, have checked karmic's kernel. I have
2.6.31-17, 2.6.31-16, 2.6.31-15, 2.6.31-14.
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