Warty and Hoary Installation Problem

Adam Membrey membreya at optusnet.com.au
Sat Mar 19 09:55:17 UTC 2005

David Heintz wrote:
> Hi,
> I downloaded the preview release of Hoary, as well as Warty, and tried to 
> do a clean install on a Segate SATA drive (got the 386-versions for my 
> Intel CPU). Things seems to be OK, unti the CD pops out, and the machine 
> goes for a reboot. Here I get stuck at the GRUB prompt.
> I tried typing "boot" only to get the reply "Error 8: Kernel must be 
> loaded before booting". How to get pass this?
> I recently had a working SuSE 9.2 system on the same HDD. Just formatted 
> the drive to install Ubuntu instead. Thus things should be OK? Is it the
> "normal" installation procedure to get this GRUB prompt, having to type 
> "boot" to continue?
> Help would be mostly appreciated!
> Regards,
> David

Might be a redundant question, however did you compile your own kernel ?
what SATA controller are you using?

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