tag: MBR

Restore GRUB after Windows install

18 Jul, 2012 - 1 minutes
Boot up into a Live Linux Image. Mount your old Linux Install, and use chroot to take control of it. mount /dev/sdc1 /mnt chroot /mnt You will get grub-probe: error: cannot find a device for / (is /dev mounted?). if you don’t mount you devices, before attempting to install GRUB. So mount all devices. mount proc mount sys mount dev Force GRUB to update it’s configuration file, and re install it back to the MBR.

GRUB Quick Tips

20 Jun, 2011 - 1 minutes
Some tips when GRUB gets angry and goes wrong, after/during an install. Use this command to locate grub stage 1: find /boot/grub/stage1 Set the GRUB root to the location of stage 1: root (hd0,0) Now that we have found the GRUB on the hard drive, load the config file and your away. configfile /boot/grub/grub.conf This is more of a note to my self, but good luck. Pete