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Grub Error 15 file not found
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maxe

Joined: 23 May 2011
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PostPosted: Wed 16 May 2012, 16:12    Post subject:  Grub Error 15 file not found
Subject description: universal installer tricked me?!
 

Hey,

I am short on usb-ports so I wanted puppy to be in sda1/wary53
Universal Instal via frugal then grub into MBR.

I used the menu.lst entry the universal installer suggested.
But i got Error 15 file not found when trying to run that entry.

After a long time of trying myself I went to an IRC help chat.
There they told me the entry should be
root (hd0,0) and NOT rootnoverify (hd0,0)
I was told that rootnoverify does not mount the partition...

Now it works fine.

Did I mess something up or the universal installer?
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ICPUG

Joined: 24 Jul 2005
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Location: UK

PostPosted: Thu 17 May 2012, 08:01    Post subject:  

Welcome to the kennels maxe!

I think the answer to your query is that you done OK. The Universal Installer is not perfect - in fact I would argue it is not universal!
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L18L

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Location: Burghaslach, Germany somewhere also known as "Hosla"

PostPosted: Thu 17 May 2012, 09:58    Post subject: Re: Grub Error 15 file not found
Subject description: universal installer tricked me?!
 

maxe wrote:
...Did I mess something up or the universal installer?

Yes Laughing
the universal installer Crying or Very sad

My menu.lst entries are all like this one:

# Linux bootable partition config begins
title racy53 on /dev/sda3)
root (hd0,2)
kernel /racy53/vmlinuz root=/dev/sda3 ro vga=normal pdev1=sda3
initrd /racy53/initrd.gz
# Linux bootable partition ends

... and my grub was hand made using grub --help and man grub Cool

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@rjbrewer,
are you sure your post is about grub error?

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rjbrewer


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Location: merriam, kansas

PostPosted: Thu 17 May 2012, 10:04    Post subject:  

Wary 5.3 will boot fine with either term on full or frugal
install.
Was probably some other issue; like typo, or spacing.

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