[mythtv-users] Fedora Core 6 won't boot after installation (x86_64)?

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Fri Jan 26 15:17:52 UTC 2007

On Jan 26, 2007, at 9:09 AM, Greg Woods wrote:

> On Fri, 2007-01-26 at 15:01 +0100, Sebastian Buks wrote:
>>  There is no
>> GRUB installed as this HTPC will run linux only (i.e. no DUAL-boot).
> You still need a boot loader (GRUB or LILO, if LILO is even still
> supported with FC6).
> But all is not lost. You can boot rescue mode from the DVD (type  
> "linux
> rescue" at the boot: prompt), let it find your installation, and  
> install
> GRUB. That will avoid the need to completely reinstall the OS. You can
> do it something like this:
> # /mnt/sysimage/sbin/grub
> [...]
> grub> root (hd0,0)
> [...]
> grub> setup (hd0)
> That assumes that your root file system is on /dev/hda1 and that your
> master drive (hda) is the boot device. YMMV. Otherwise you might  
> have to
> adjust the "(hd0,0)" and "(hd0)" values accordingly.

After the rescue system is up, you *should* be able to do this  
instead, no guessing at values needed:

# chroot /mnt/sysimage
# grub-install
# exit
# exit (will trigger a reboot).


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