[GRLUG] Grub corrupted
jtr at jrichards.org
Fri Apr 29 18:13:46 EDT 2011
On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 04:25:22PM -0400, Bob Kline wrote:
> 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 (*
> /boot//grub/grub.cfg*). **
> 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 above.
> 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.
Yup; I agree! Crazy stuff.
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