[Ubuntu-BD] GRUB Error 25

maSnun masnun at gmail.com
Sun Oct 25 12:07:23 GMT 2009


Thanks for the information.

On Sun, Oct 25, 2009 at 5:37 PM, Saad M Niamatullah <
saadmniamatullah at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Oct 25, 2009 at 5:47 PM, maSnun <masnun at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have had a very bitter experience with GRUB Error 25.
> >
> > I had to re-install my Ubuntu 9.04 again. I have been suggested to mount
> > "/home" to a separate partition during this new installation. I have done
> > that.
> >
> > Please suggest me how I can prevent this from happening again?
> >
> > And how does mounting "/home" in a separate partition help in saving my
> > personal data?
> >
> > --
> > Abu Ashraf Masnun
> > Grad Student, BBA,
> > Khulna University.
> > http://masnun.com
> > --
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> >
> From the following site: http://www.uruk.org/orig-grub/errors.html,
> GRUB error 25 means that: "This error is returned if an unrecognized
> command is entered into the command-line or in a boot sequence section
> of a config file and that entry is selected"
>
> You can follow the instructions posted at Ubuntuforums.org:
>
> Boot with your Ubuntu installation CD
> On the boot: prompt, type rescue and hit enter
> Follow the instructions on the screen
> When the computer is ready, assuming that /dev/hda is where your /boot
> is located, type: grub-install /dev/hda.
>
> the seperate /home partition is where all your own files are located,
> like for example, your user account settings for the Pidgin chat
> program, or your firefox bookmarks. So if you keep your /home
> partition separate from your / partition, you can reinstall ubuntu,
> and have your settings preserved.
>
>
> --
> Saad M Niamatullah
>
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>



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Khulna University.
http://masnun.com


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