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pg001 22nd November 2008 16:37

Server Will No Longer Boot
 
On my server, I have 2 HDD and the system is basically a dual boot system, one debian etch desktop (hard disk 1) and centos 5.2 (hard disk 2) perfect server.

After I removed Hard Disk 1 (containing the debian desktop), when I try to boot my system, GRUB won't show and centos server won't start up. How do I fix this so I won't need to put my 1st Hard Disk back?

pg001 23rd November 2008 01:10

bump. c'mon guys pls help me on this...

_X_ 23rd November 2008 04:19

well your boot loader was on Disk1 ... so you are missing boot loader for cenyos 5.2 ...

this looks as good starting point:
http://www.centos.org/docs/5/html/In...ootloader.html

_X_ 23rd November 2008 04:23

http://www.astahost.com/info.php/res...er_t14048.html

and this:

26.2.1. Reinstalling the Boot Loader

In many cases, the GRUB boot loader can mistakenly be deleted, corrupted, or replaced by other operating systems.

The following steps detail the process on how GRUB is reinstalled on the master boot record:

Boot the system from an installation boot medium.

Type linux rescue at the installation boot prompt to enter the rescue environment.

Type chroot /mnt/sysimage to mount the root partition.

Type /sbin/grub-install /dev/hda to reinstall the GRUB boot loader, where /dev/hda is the boot partition.

Review the /boot/grub/grub.conf file, as additional entries may be needed for GRUB to control additional operating systems.

Reboot the system.

from here:
http://www.linuxtopia.org/online_boo...mode-boot.html

pg001 23rd November 2008 08:52

ok, I fixed it, thank for all the help


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