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and other wise boot grub loded… c commend promt then grub> so how can change linux to fresh xp2. I can boot SliTaz from a liveCD on external CD-ROM drive. This maybe the answhere. But when i restarted my machine i was not able to start window 7. Check This Out

Offline #6 2012-04-18 21:56:51 DSpider Member From: Romania Registered: 2009-08-23 Posts: 2,273 Re: [SOLVED] Fresh install won't boot - error 21 and number of root device The second error appears if Reply Link Rohit Mordani February 7, 2009, 9:09 amI dont have a CD drive in my laptop and I wanted to fix the issue. i don't even have any sata disks, there all IDE so ive no idea what to do. This post will describe my experience installing SliTaz on a hard drive.

There's nothing on my HD, just empty space, no file system. It says Error Running the Os. I can boot from that original flash drive doing that, which is how I'm typing this. Offline #3 2012-04-16 19:49:22 wLee Member From: Amsterdam, NL Registered: 2008-12-06 Posts: 33 Re: [SOLVED] Fresh install won't boot - error 21 and number of root device Info update, downloaded the

Conclusion Despite the lack of some features in the SliTaz installer and the GRUB Error 21 problem, I found installing SliTaz Linux to be a fairly straightforward affair. It's pretty straight forward, but usually when I disable booting, it is for particular problem solving, and then I need to reenable grub later. I wanted to add one item that I found was with the Grub. The only way to boot the system is eventually with USB key.

ubuntu laptop grub-legacy share|improve this question edited Dec 27 '13 at 1:06 hildred 3,68811233 asked Dec 9 '10 at 16:24 user3019 1212 Is there a BIOS setting to control After dd command I get rid off de Grubb error but my Win XP is still refusing to Boot. GRUB is superceding my Boot order, and even though my Fedora is working fine, I am trying to fix the XP side. It works if I try to start ubuntu, but when I choose Windows, I get the message: Starting up… Loading stage2…GRUB loading, please wait… Error 18Can anybody explain this to me

I've seen suggestions of taking the XP recovery CD and recovering from there but I don't want to wipe the hard drive - all the stuff is still there so the Now when you reboot your PC, Vista will load automatically… You can now safely boot using your Ubuntu desktop CD, to use the built in Gnome Partition Manager to remove your Thanks. any one can help me please……….!

Thank YouHPM Reply Link Name December 21, 2010, 3:46 amhi Velibor,Thanks a lot, i could fix my problem with above said solutions. navigate to these guys Offline Pages: 1 Index »Newbie Corner »[SOLVED] Fresh install won't boot - error 21 and number of root device Board footer Jump to Newbie Corner Installation Kernel & Hardware Applications & Rahmat Says: March 1st, 2012 at 7:00 am I try to install from usb. any thoughts?

you need to check to see if fedora is in the default opearting list. Ubuntu Logo, Ubuntu and Canonical Canonical Ltd. Reply Link henry September 2, 2012, 6:58 ampls help me my laptop at risk how to exit GRUB rescue way to commands my laptop is goverment lap so no disk drive Reply Link master mind February 5, 2011, 7:03 amthanks for comment to my fab genius tech masteri miss you ……………..

The good news is I can boot without the SD card. need your help very badly… Thank you so much in advance… Reply Link Freerk December 21, 2010, 3:21 pmI had better results by using a Knoppix CD or thumbdrive. That's what I use in menu.lst anyway, but have to manually change it.Sda is given to the usb memorystick I use for installation.I reinstalled just now using UUIDs, but no difference. In the beginning it was good but then i deleted the partition on what the backtrack 5 was ..

Polar Coordinates in sets Can Homeowners insurance be cancelled for non-removal of tree debris? Choose the Repair option, and run command prompt. Adv Reply December 19th, 2008 #8 skykaptain View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message 5 Cups of Ubuntu Join Date Dec 2008 Beans 29 Re: Error 21 Grub on Eee

I get a blank screen that asks for path of Grub.

I don't know if I entered the first one correctly. Press a key when you are prompted. 3. iceflatline Says: June 27th, 2011 at 9:20 am Scott, thank you. From there executing "fdisk /status" shows the hard drive completely intact (minus the MBR), "fdisk /mbr" silently fixes it.

Grub is fine, but if I tried to boot my laptop without the external HD connected (even though I only wanted to boot into Windows), I'd get "Grub error 20" (unspecified Proper grammar and punctuation is a sign of respect, and if you do not show any, you will NOT receive any help (at least not from me). Thanks for the information! also its weird i cant even do a live CD off backtrack 4 now since that happened i get errors..Cheers lads.

To post its use here as supposedly being an effective means of removing the Grub MBR is quite fatuous.Also the use of "sdx" in the expression (presumably for a SATA drive), I run two command: fixmbr and fixboot. I'll also give a try to SliTaz 2.0 and Cooking and see what happens. System menu did not appear (though I once brought it up by clicking below the visible bottom of the screen).

cd /mnt/tmp cat boot/grub/menu.lst 12 cd /mnt/tmpcat boot/grub/menu.lst Figure 6 As I suspected, the SliTaz installer assigned /dev/hdc1 to (hd2,0), a nonexistent drive and partition. So I can boot Windows, just through GRUB.Kuno: Thank you for your advice, I'm about to see if I can make that method work for me. Reply Link PapasmurfCBa May 23, 2008, 9:27 pmA problem and a few questions.Problem: Older computer was running Fedora C4 great for several months installed from a Corporate DVD that I got Is overwriting GRUB with windows boot loader the only way to fix this?

Reply Link sathish September 25, 2012, 1:55 pmi had window 7 as well as linux (coverment laptop), after compliting partition on my hard disk then i restart my laptop it shows Reply Link Nereik24 March 27, 2011, 9:32 pmOk, Start Windows XP, login etc just till you get to the desktop, you need to go into the start menu. Larger is Windows XP, other is EEEbuntu I never bothered to take off. Reply Link Nicholas Maskal January 15, 2010, 4:47 amI recently had a similar problem on a dualboot of Windows 7 x64 and Vista x86 on an SSD, with Linux run from

The time now is 09:40 PM. I had installed Ubuntu on an external USB drive, and did not realize grub would be installed on my boot hd. If it returns any results where X is 0, don't use that one, use the one where X is 1. Why can't QEMU allocate the memory if the Linux caches are too big?

you have two more parameters to be changed in check fs / etc / fstab file rcs.conf and fix the swap I press e on (hd2,0) to change it to (hd0,0)