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Boot problem (GRUB?)

asked 2013-06-24 12:31:15 -0500

J.Elena.Suh gravatar image

updated 2013-06-24 22:10:30 -0500

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After install fedora, I've installed Windows 7. ...so I can't boot fedora now. It could be GRUB problem...right?

I downloaded Fedora 18 desktop version (GNOME base) 64bit, and made live USB. I can boot with this live USB, but I cannot find rescue menu.

Where can I find rescue menu?

There are only two options.

First one is 'Fedora-18-x86_64-Live-Desktop.is' Second one is 'Verify and Boot Fedora-18_x86_64-Live-Desktop.is'

Help me please...:-(

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Oh...probably cause I used USB... I'll try it with DVD.

J.Elena.Suh gravatar imageJ.Elena.Suh ( 2013-06-24 12:40:24 -0500 )edit
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Thank you so much! I solved this problem.

I used Fedora-18 install DVD (My Fedora was ver.16) and followed Rabin's link. (only one difference was : my linux is GRUB2, so right command for me was grub2-install /dev/sda)

Now there is no problem. again, Thank you so much!

J.Elena.Suh gravatar imageJ.Elena.Suh ( 2013-06-25 12:49:27 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-06-24 22:17:01 -0500

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The live media does not contain a rescue mode at all. Only the installation ISOs have it. I've found multiple posts on how one can use the live CD to re-install grub, but they don't seem to work 100% of the time. The commands might look simple, but sometimes there's a lot more to them than these posts care to point out.

I'd recommend downloading the DVD iso and using the rescue mode from it.

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Thank you so much!

J.Elena.Suh gravatar imageJ.Elena.Suh ( 2013-06-25 04:42:30 -0500 )edit
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I downloading DVD iso now! :-)

J.Elena.Suh gravatar imageJ.Elena.Suh ( 2013-06-25 04:43:04 -0500 )edit
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answered 2013-06-24 16:56:30 -0500

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updated 2013-06-24 16:57:09 -0500

you can find a video guide of the process on - http://www.noobslab.com/2011/10/install-grub2-from-live-cdusb-after.html

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Oh it's useful information ! Thank you :-)

J.Elena.Suh gravatar imageJ.Elena.Suh ( 2013-06-25 04:44:14 -0500 )edit

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