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It may be different, but change "root (hd1,1)" to "root (hd0,) 12-17-2007, 10:19 AM #5 Bartender Mentally divergent Join Date: Jun 2005 Location: Chehalis, WA, Or You can generate the tags first by pressing the # icon in the New Reply Edit toolbar and then paste the contents between the generated [ code] paste here [ and the install will then proceed OK. and finally reboot. Check This Out

It appears you're skipping the first partition, which is 0. Is there a file I can edit to point in the right direction? That, I do promise. So even though I can see all my files - which is a good thing. http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-general-1/error-17-cannot-mount-selected-partition-fedora-14-a-868395/

I checked /etc/vfstab, and it was slated to read from there. Having a problem logging in? This hardrive is the only drive present in the system. The install shows a table where "install target devices" are selected The only place to select the drive where the boot loader will be installed is in the drive (radio button)

Should I specify a partition for /, /boot, /home, /tmp, ...etc? We do not want it to install to sda!! 4) At the last step before it starts to install Ubuntu gives you a little summary page. I don't know how that work as that in theory wouldn't fix this error, but it seemed to work then. This means that # all kernel and initrd paths are relative to /boot/, eg. # root (hd0,0) # kernel /vmlinuz-version ro root=/dev/mapper/vg_landon-lv_root # initrd /initrd-[generic-]version.img #boot=/dev/sdb default=0 timeout=5 splashimage=(hd0,0)/grub/splash.xpm.gz hiddenmenu title

I dualboot Ubuntu and Fedora in one hard drive. Anyway, I had suspected I had to touch 'devfsadm' and 'bootadm'. Your Comment: HTML Syntax: NOT allowed About tdh Search Enter search term: Search filtering requires JavaScript Recent Posts Tulsa Labs LinkedIn IETF 77 in Anaheim The pain of updating a router internet Environment SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 1SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 2 Situation After an online update grub fails with:Error 17: Cannot mount selected partition Resolution Solution:

However, if you're only using a single Fedora partition, it's probably LVM, which works differently again (/dev/mapper/vol_group_name-logical_vol_name), and should be able to cope with changing partition layouts. Forum Operations by The UNIX and Linux Forums grub on raid1 cannot mount filesystem Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com Thu Jun 30 10:48:28 UTC 2011 Previous message: grub on raid1 cannot However, that may have been caused by having five partitions. I guess there is a simple way to open the default mode but I have no clue how to do it.

There are six boot options and none of them work they all come with this error. "Error 17. http://linux.bigresource.com/Fedora-Installation-13-Boot-up-Fail-error-17-cannot-mount-selected-partition--8SEZrDeYR.html Okay, it wasn't as quick as I wanted, I had to go through several pages first. May 25, 2010 I have a dual-boot Fedora / WinXP laptop, and the F13 upgrade failed soon after the 'upgrade' option was selected in the menu.The problem was that the installer Quote: Originally Posted by stoat P.S.: For those times when you can't get to the boot menu from the grub> prompt, it's still possible to directly boot a Linux kernel from

DistroUbuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus Re: Grub: Error 17 Cannot mount selected partition If you want to know where everything is installed: Works from Ubuntu liveCD, should work from Knoppix liveCD also. his comment is here On systems running SLES11SP2 update perl-Bootloader to version or later. The time now is 02:10 AM. The system came up. Originally posted on Kool Aid Served Daily Copyright (C) 2007, Kool Aid Served Daily Category: OpenSolaris Tags: boot grub solaris Permanent link to this entry «

Document ID:7010670Creation Date:23-AUG-12Modified Date:24-FEB-14SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server Did this document solve your problem? Ask questions about Fedora that do not belong in any other forum. The main things that will be different are the location of the boot directory (and whether or not to include "/boot" in paths) and the location of the root filesystem (and this contact form Then you can use the system, salvage stuff, whatever, and probably fix the busted boot loader easier.

Cheaper to make another install CD than scrap the drive. Second, installed Fedora 13 using the option "Use free space on selected drives and create default layout". The only line that looks like it holds any info that may be relevant is the last of the lines that says: Kernal Panic - Not Syncing: Fatal exception interupt PID

I tried typing "usb" in the parenthesis where you load modules manually but it didn't work Any help would be fantastic!You edit your mkinitcpio.conf file, add usb to your hooks array

And my understanding of how GRUB works is not exactly flawless. ok the boring part finish here. Just wondering. Anyway, when I rebooted, I did get farther.

root=UUID=xxxx..." and that /etc/fstab uses "UUID=xxxx..." for mounted devices. I had the fedora GRUB file set as I wanted. The install went fine, but when it came up, GRUB dropped to a command line prompt and gave out: error 17, cannot mount selected partition When pushed with a 'cat /', http://scriptkeeper.net/cannot-mount/mount-partition-ubuntu-command-line.html I do not understand the difference between the two but this actually worked.

The BIOS would get the hard drive to boot, but GRUB had no idea about the very same hard drive that it was on. part 8GB 82 SWAP swap > 3. The time now is 09:10 PM. - Contact Us - UNIX & Linux - unix commands, linux commands, linux server, linux ubuntu, shell script, linux distros. - Advertising - Top You can even install GRUB to a partition on a HDD.

Here is relevant configuration:Code:[email protected]:/home/cabrilo# cat /etc/lilo.confappend=" vt.default_utf8=0"boot = /dev/sdabitmap = /boot/slack.bmpbmp-colors = 255,0,255,0,255,0bmp-table = 60,6,1,16bmp-timer = 65,27,0,255prompttimeout = 30change-rulesresetvga = normalimage = /boot/vmlinuzroot = /dev/sda3label = Linuxread-onlyThis is my partition table:Code:[email protected]:/home/cabrilo# View Cart Customer Center Contact Login Language Let's┬áTalk We adapt. This is how I got into this mess. I need my Windows for work and I don't want to reinstall neither Ubuntu nor Win7.

Unfortunately I don't know how. This is actually a follow-up to 2 of my entries. In the past the grub was installed during install. type sudo gedit 5.