This (second instructions) does not work for me! This page has been accessed 332,834 times. This can easily be done by logging into your Linux Mint, opening a Terminal then copying and pasting sudo update-grub then press Enter then enter your password then hit Enter again. It's all very well moaning about how Linux writers don't write helpful instructions but Linux is a *collaborative* effort. have a peek here
Adv Reply December 28th, 2008 #10 ocajublinky View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message 5 Cups of Ubuntu Join Date Nov 2008 Beans 24 Re: Grub 2 Error 11 wait Note however that the developers made a decision to not use an automatic update to GRUB 2 as the default on upgrade installs. but always wondered what does that mean. Make a single or numerous changes at any spot in the menu. http://askubuntu.com/questions/142300/how-to-fix-error-unknown-filesystem-grub-rescue
now everything is fine for me... It's likely that the answer will work if this isn't the case (for example, if there are any inconsistencies in your partition table), but I'm not sure. insmod ntfs # If ISO is located on an NTFS formatted partition. If not what should be changed?
The method varies depending on the Ubuntu release. One day I hope to be able to contribute something useful here myself!From: Hein van Dam Reply I found this article searching for the Error 11 problem If you don't remove them, trying to boot into Windows will just throw you back into GRUB. Grub Commands If it doesn't list the same partitions, check the device/partition column and see if those also don't match up (for example, in GParted your boot partition may be /dev/sda4, but it
Click Advanced options for details. 1).Using grub4dos First download grub4dos from here. 1. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Name * Email * Website Comment Text formatting is available via select HTML.
Problematic solution Sometimes BIOS does not "show" Super Grub Disk's grub the correct hard disk boot order. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2/Upgrading CTRL-c or F2 - jump to the command line to perform diagnostics, load modules, change settings, etc.
The rescue mode provides fewer commands than the normal GRUB prompt line, but also provides these additional commands: Command Result / Example dump Clears memory exit Exit GRUB 2 normal Return How To Update Grub That means you understand what you are doing, to the point, you keep all the important little bits, that you know 'everyone knows, since you do' and don't put them into Depending on how your hard drives and partitions are set up, it may vary: grub rescue> set prefix=(hd0,6)/boot/grub grub rescue> insmod normal grub rescue> normal Now, log in to Ubuntu and I think that Gparted may have been included with previous distributions of mint (don't quote me), but now you would have to open Software Manager and install it.
Load if you aren't sure. http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2013/11/reinstall-grub-ubuntu-wont-boot/ However, I too received the error message: /usr/sbin/grub-probe: error: cannot find a device for /boot (is /dev mounted?). Grub Rescue No Such Partition Details on this procedure are contained in the Grub2/Installing community documentation. Grub Rescue Windows 7 Why should I?
Reverting to GRUB Legacy If a user chooses to return to GRUB legacy (0.97), these steps will remove GRUB 2 and install GRUB. http://centralpedia.com/grub-rescue/ubuntu-12-04-upgrade-grub-error.html Tutorial Info Author: falko Tags: ubuntu Share This Page Tweet Xenforo skin by Xenfocus Contact Help Imprint Tutorials Top RSS-Feed Terms Howtoforge © projektfarm GmbH. Finally,run "grub-install -root-directory=/mnt/ /dev/sda" to install grub huh said, in June 4th, 2011 at 2:23 pm Actually all your steps reference /dev/sda1 when it should be /dev/sda.. It is very easy to mistype a digit out of all that an totally mess yourself up. Failed To Get Canonical Path Of /cow
GRUB 2 is unable to find the grub folder or its contents are missing/corrupted. If you have deleted these files the GRUB solution (Linux shell) might help although it might be better to reinstall GRUB from a chroot environment got from a live cd. yes Checking if "/boot/grub/stage2" exists... Check This Out Can anyone please help me fix this? -1 GRUB booting error 1 GRUB Rescue Command Problem 0 Getting message “error: unknown filesysten grub recovery” after deleting ubuntu partition? 0 How do
But it got resolved after doing a sudo update-grub after loging into Ubuntu 10 Problem with GRUB/WIn7/SRS4 Recovery partition Samsung N110 netbook said, in February 26th, 2011 at 2:59 am [...] Boot Repair Ubuntu Install successful. set prefix=(hdX,Y)/
If a number is associated with an error, it is a problem with the transition from GRUB legacy to GRUB 2.
Debian Betsy, lmde 2. After that everything was flawless. Sam said, in November 9th, 2011 at 5:14 am You can also find a nice post on the below link that worked great http://opensource-sidh.blogspot.com/2011/06/recover-grub-live-ubuntu-cd.html amos said, in November 16th, 2011 at Grub2 Thank you very much! 3 years ago miraceti Excellent tutorial, you just saved my data after my heat sink got lose and the crash damaged grub!
[email protected]:/# mv /boot/grub/menu.lst /boot [email protected]:/# rm -fr /boot/grub [email protected]:/# grub-install /dev/sda Installation finished. WUBI boot problems are not covered in detail although they are addressed in several sections. The commands which follow assume you have determined the proper parameters for prefix, root, linux, and initrd. this contact form grub rescue>: - The rescue mode.
Reply Daniel Nebdal April 30, 2016 at 9:43 pm I found a stupid/simple fix to the /cow problem: In a root shell ("sudo su"), do this: dd if=/dev/zero of=/cowfile bs=1024 count=1024 My advisor refuses to write me a recommendation for my PhD application unless I apply to his lab Are assignments in the condition part of conditionals a bad practice? Verify the existence and contents of the system boot folders. / should contain the symlinks vmlinuz and initrd.img /boot/ should contain the actual kernel (vmlinuz-X.X.X-XX...) and initrd image (initrd.img-X.X.X-XX...) /boot/grub should Unfortunately I am definitely not qualified to undertake that task.
Tags: Reinstall grub2 mint Livecd Created: 5 years ago. We can check the user names on each partition after step 2 by command cd /mnt/ && ls home/ gparted partition editor 2. Boot-Repair can be run from a LiveCD or an operating Linux system. timeout 10 ## hiddenmenu # Hides the menu by default (press ESC to see the menu) #hiddenmenu # Pretty colours #color cyan/blue white/blue ## password ['--md5'] passwd # If used in
A workaround would be to install ubuntu using a separated non-LVM partition for /boot if you are using LVM snapshots regularly. via Boot-Repair graphical tool Run Boot-Repair from a liveCD or your installed session Click "Advanced options" --> GRUB options --> tick the "GRUB Legacy" option Click the "Apply" button via Command Reply Ji m January 31, 2014 at 5:16 am Try: Run the command below to get super user privilege: sudo -i Then run previous command without sudo: mount /dev/sda7 /mnt Make This issue is extremely annoying if your server is in a remote datacenter since the origin of the problem cannot be spotted easily and repairing the system may be hard.
You may need to use gparted from the CD to examine your hard drive and decide what to do to fix it so you can use it. Again, thank you and if I may be so bold to ask, could you spare a little more of your time and effort for an updated version? ls (hdX,Y)/ View the root contents of a partition. Using the "TAB completion" technique may eliminate some typing and be more accurate if available.
TAB completion. the what-if-things-go-wrong' section in the instruction is a bit small.)From: Anonymous Reply Apparently one must edit a file in /etc/ and then run a command to modify grub2's