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Reinstall GRUB2

Discussion in 'Linux / BSD / Mac OS X' started by hellrazor, Sep 17, 2010.

  1. hellrazor

    hellrazor

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    I re-installed Windows and it decided to plant it's fat ass on the same partition that I had /boot as.

    GRUB2 is no longer on any hard drive anywhere - if you take me to some place that tells me how to get it back on the MBR (without getting it back on my hard drive), I swear to God I'll kick you in the nuts through you're monitor

    Basically I try sudo grub-install /dev/sdb3 and it tells me:
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    grub-probe: error: cannot find a device for /boot (is /dev mounted?).
    /usr/sbin/grub-probe: error: cannot find a device for /boot/grub (is /dev mounted?).
    No path or device is specified.
    Try `/usr/sbin/grub-probe --help' for more information.
    Auto-detection of a filesystem module failed.
    Please specify the module with the option `--modules' explicitly.
    The new partition is all set up (as ext2) and 512Mb (just to make it to small for Winblows), and it's mounted and everything.

    Any real help is appreciated.
  2. Chevalr1c

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    Could you post the content of the file /etc/fstab here? Because the error you posted is still talking about /boot while it is not there anymore IIRC. So I assume that some things are wrong now in fstab. I am not sure about that though, so better post the contents of that file.
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    Don't worry, I reinstalled Linux.

    Probably shoulda done something with this thread....
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    Well, I usually don't view all threads, so I missed it. I saw it yesterday by coincidence and did not even notice it is more than a month old now. ROFL
    If you ask a Linux related question that does not get any replies within a few days, just PM me for in case I missed it.
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