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Re: [vox-tech] Help - Grub error 21
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Re: [vox-tech] Help - Grub error 21

Probably a glitch with the Sarge installer setting up grub.  Post the 
grub.conf file to the list for analysis.

Here is a blip from one of my multiboot systems you may gleen some info from.  
Note, to get the XP system to boot I have to remap the drives so XP thinks it 
is on the master drive.  Ubuntu boots fine on hdb as well as XP.

title Fedora Core (2.4.22-1.2174.nptl)
        root (hd0,0)
        kernel /vmlinuz-2.4.22-1.2174.nptl ro root=LABEL=/ #hdc=ide-scsi rhgb
        initrd /initrd-2.4.22-1.2174.nptl.img
title Linux 2.6.3
        root (hd0,0)
        kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.3 ro root=LABEL=/
        initrd /initrd-2.6.3.img
title Windows XPee
        rootnoverify (hd1,0)
        map (hd0) (hd1)
        map (hd1) (hd0)
        chainloader +1
title           Ubuntu, kernel
root            (hd1,1)
kernel          /boot/vmlinuz- root=/dev/hdb2 ro quiet splash
initrd          /boot/initrd.img-

On Wednesday 23 February 2005 07:25, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> Hi all,
> My computer at work is a WinXP system.  Yesterday I used a Debian Sarge
> official installer to make the system into a dual boot system.  Everything
> went fine until the reboot.  When the system reboots, I see:
>    Grub loading stage 1.5
>    Grub loading, please wait...
>    Error 21
> The system doesn't boot at all.
> This is most embarrasing.  I asked for permission to install Linux, and was
> given a bunch of reasons why I shouldn't.  After insisting and making my
> arguments why Linux would be good for me, they grudgingly said "If you
> must, but don't come crying to us if you need support".   Ooops.

Mark Street, RHCE
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