Need to reinstall grub
art.alexion at verizon.net
Sun Mar 27 14:49:38 UTC 2005
Art Alexion wrote:
> Grub was installed on my MBR on hda. It seems that hda has given up
> the ghost. Not much lost (win98 that came with computer), but now I
> can't boot (currently running knoppix). Boot is a continuous loop
> from the mem test to going through the BIOS-defined boot drives, then
> back to the mem test.
> How can I get the computer to boot from hdb (where linux, the kernel,
> and the grub program are located). To be more precise, I don't really
> understand where the grub program is located, but I think most of it
> is in /boot/grub on /dev/hdb2.
> If anyone can walk me through this using knoppix, that would be
> wonderful. I have the Knoppix 2.6.9 kernel loaded. The Ubuntu kernel
> on /dev/hdb2 is a 2.6.8-1 kernel.
Getting there, but still stuck.
I ran /sbin/grub
At the grub> prompt, I ran
because the kernel is on /dev/hdb2, and I am led to believe that grub
always starts at 0. Then I ran
The command seemed to work, but I still can't boot, because hdb (or hd1)
is not the boot drive. Do I change this in the bios or with cfdisk?
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