How to get out of sh:grub>
robfleet at ix.netcom.com
Thu Feb 18 02:16:44 UTC 2010
On 2/8/2010 4:06 AM, Alin-Andrei wrote:
> >>I had been searching for help all over the place. Hopefully this is
> the right one.
> >>I'm beginner with ubuntu, I have used ubuntu wubi 9.10 for this past
> few weeks without any problems, until >>yesterday. I was installing a
> package update and was told to restart. After restart it gave me the
> message >>below ;
> I had the exact same problem this morning, except I don't use Wubi.
> This saved my day:
> P.s.: is there something wrong with kernel *.19 ?
> On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 01:25, kclim <familylim1 at yahoo.com
> <mailto:familylim1 at yahoo.com>> wrote:
> Hi There,
> I had been searching for help all over the place. Hopefully this
> is the right one.
> I'm beginner with ubuntu, I have used ubuntu wubi 9.10 for this
> past few weeks without any problems, until yesterday. I was
> installing a package update and was told to restart. After restart
> it gave me the message below ;
> GNU GRUB version 1.97
> beta 4
> [Minimal Bash-like line editing is supported. For the first word,
> TAB lists possible command completions. Anywhere else TAB lists
> possible device/file completions.]
> Here I don't know what command to give, I want to get back to
> evolution, please help. Thankyou.
> Best wishes
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A recent Ubuntu update has given me the same problem. I have (had)
Ubuntu installed in a dual boot arrangement with XP. XP is installed on
my internal hard drive and Ubuntu 9.10 is (still) installed on an
external drive. I had installed Grub on my internal drive so that on
boot it offered me a choice of whether to boot into XP or Ubuntu. After
this recent update when I boot I end up with a prompt of: "sh:grub>". I
have visited the above site and followed the advice there about how to
recover Grub but it is not working for me. While it appears to accept
the commands from a Live CD of Ubuntu and installs Grub, if I install it
to the external drive, the next boot will not even see it and the
machine boots into XP. If I install Grub onto the internal drive, the
only thing I get on boot is a prompt of: "sh:grub>". I have to run the
Super Grub CD that we burned here several years ago to be able to boot
into XP (while restoring XP's boot to the MBR) but I cannot find a way
to get Ubuntu to boot. Short of re-installing Ubuntu onto my external
drive, is there an alternate method of recovering Grub because following
the instructions at the web site above is not working for me.
Many thanks for any assistance.
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