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Try executing the following commands:
root (hd0,0) # I'm not sure if (hd0,0) is right, but try (hd<TAB> for
Let us know what happens.
On 5/27/05, Tim O Driscoll <t.odriscoll at gmail.com> wrote:
> thanks a mill for writing back sorry that it took so long for me to
> get back heres the story so far and i would be very greatful if you
> could help me
>> i bought a connection cable for my pc to laptop and formatted the
> laptop drive then i installed windows 2000 on it when i put the laptop
> back in i tried booting it up but got the grub command prompt so i
> removed the bios battrie thinking that the commands for linux were in
> there somewhere after leaving the battrie out for about 20min i put
> the laptop back to gether booted it and the bios was still clear but i
> was still getting the grub command prompt can you tell me whats going
>> thanks a million
>>>> On 5/24/05, Rory Browne <rory.browne at gmail.com> wrote:
> > What do you plan on doing after you've formatted the disk? Most OS
> > installers have the capability to do this. I'm curious however, as to
> > what you planon doing with it, if you (a) have no OS, and (b) seem to
> > have no way of putting an OS on it(if floppy and cdrom are broken).
> > To answer your question, I think the command you need most is help.
> > Failing that, try pressing tab twice. It's a long time since I used
> > the grub shell, so this may be wrong.
> > On 5/24/05, Tim O Driscoll <t.odriscoll at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > i bought a laptop off a mate with linux redhat on it i want to format
> > > the hard drive i can get as far as the grub> command prompt but i have
> > > no idea what to do next can you help? the 3.5 floppy disk doesnt work
> > > and the cd rom drive is tempermential to say the lease what commands
> > > do i need to type in the grub> command screen many thanks for your
> > > help
> > >
> > > Tim
> > >
> > > --
> > > "I am neither especially clever nor especially gifted. I am only very,
> > > very curious."
> > > --Albert Einstein
> > > --
> > > Irish Linux Users' Group
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> > >
> "I am neither especially clever nor especially gifted. I am only very,
> very curious."
> --Albert Einstein
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