GRUB vs. the Inodes: Who Needs a Bootable System, Anyway? - page 3
Computers: The Fun Never EndsSuppose your multi-boot box has a horked GRUB bootloader because of this. No problem, as long as you have a bootable rescue disk or USB stick. Most any Linux LiveCD should work: a Knoppix CD, SystemRescueCD, and your installation disks may have a rescue function. Use it to restore the GRUB bootfiles to a partition that you know GRUB can boot. Boot up your rescue medium and run these commands:
# grub Probing devices to guess BIOS drives. This may take a long time. [various ignorable messages] grub> find /boot/grub/stage1 (hd0,1) grub> root (hd0,1)
Filesystem type is ext2fs, partition type 0x83 grub> setup (hd0) Checking if "/boot/grub/stage1" exists...yes Checking if "/boot/grub/stage2" exists...yes Checking if "/boot/grub/e2fs_stage1_5" exists...yes Running "embed /boot/grub/e2fs_stage1_5 (hd0)"... 15 sectors are embedded. succeeded Running "install /boot/grub/stage1 (hd0) (hd0)1+15 p (hd0,1)/boot/grub/stage2 /boot/grub/menu.lst"...succeeded Done. grub> quit
Reboot, and your familiar GRUB menu will greet you.
- Fedora features- ext4 filesystem
- grub: does not support 256 byte inodes on ext3
- current e2fsprogs incompatible with grub
- Ext4: The Next Generation of Ext2/3 Filesystem
Solid state disks (SSDs) made a splash in consumer technology, and now the technology has its eyes on the enterprise storage market. Download this eBook to see what SSDs can do for your infrastructure and review the pros and cons of this potentially game-changing storage technology.
- 1Linux Top 3: GNOME 3.12 and New Betas for Ubuntu 14.04 and OpenMandriva Lx 2014.0
- 2Linux Top 3: Linux 3.10 Goes Long, Linux 3.11 Advances as LXDE Merges
- 3Linux Top 3: Linus Lashes out, Linux 3.14 Gets PIE and Ubuntu One is Done.
- 4Linux Top 3: Ubuntu 14.04, Debian Gives Squeeze More Life and Red Hat Goes Atomic
- 5Linux Top 3: Linux 3.11, Kubuntu Goes Commercial