[GRLUG] Grub corrupted
bob.kline at gmail.com
Fri Apr 29 16:25:22 EDT 2011
On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 2:26 PM, John-Thomas Richards <jtr at jrichards.org>wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 11:36:16AM -0400, Bob Kline wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 9:44 PM, Ben Rousch <brousch at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 9:31 PM, Bob Kline <bob.kline at gmail.com>
> > > wrote:
> > > > I've been having a problem for a while with GRUB. Today I
> > > > upgraded to 11.04, went to reboot, and nothing happened. I did a
> > > > BIOS check of GRUB, and it confirmed there is a problem of some
> > > > kind. Oddly, I put a beta copy of 11.04 in the DVD, did a reboot,
> > > > and the upgraded system came up - a little Twilight Zone music
> > > > please. So, how do I fix GRUB?
> > >
> > > Maybe https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2#Command Line and
> > > Rescue Mode
> > >
> > That worked. Thanks.
> Care to elaborate?
>From the URL above:
After successfully booting into the system the user should run
sudo update-grub and inspect the GRUB 2 configuration file (*
My system eventually did boot
successfully. That is the mystery.
I put in a CD of a beta version of
Kubuntu 11.04, power cycled, and
watched as the system booted off
the hard drive...........
Once it was up, I ran update-grub, as
That's it. I think you'll agree that this
hasn't cleared up much. The only
enlightening thing thing is to run
update-grub after a "successful" boot,
however you get the system back up.
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