[ubuntu-uk] Boot/Grub problem
Tyler J. Wagner
tyler at tolaris.com
Mon Oct 31 20:14:35 UTC 2011
On 2011-10-31 20:04, Tony Pursell wrote:
> I've got a problem with booting after I removed my old 1GB swap file and
> created a new bigger swap file. The upshot of this seems to be that /boot
> is now on /dev/sda6 instead of /dev/sda7. (That's because the old swap was
> before it on the disk). What I get now is Error: unknown filesystem and
> the Grub Rescue prompt. I can put in appropriate commands there, which
> gives me the Grub menu and I can boot from there. I have run update-grub
> and as far as I can see, grub.cfg now refers to /dev/sda6, but I am still
> getting the Grub error.
> Do I have to run grub-install as well? If I do, what is install_device? I
> don't want to make things worse by getting this wrong.
Yes, you do. Run:
"No one can terrorize a whole nation, unless we are all his accomplices."
-- Edward R. Murrow
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