[CentOS] Need help in "repairing" the booting of my Linux 4 server

Tue Mar 22 00:13:12 UTC 2011
Todd Cary <todd at aristesoftware.com>

How can I determine the device on which the mbr is placed?  I 
tried the following:

# chroot /mnt/sysimage

# grub-install /dev/hda

However, I am not sure if hda is correct (no error messages though).

When I reboot, I get the black with the words GRUB


On 3/21/2011 4:47 PM, Digimer wrote:
> On 03/21/2011 07:43 PM, Todd Cary wrote:
>> As I shared on this forum last week, I did a bad boo boo when I erased
>> my /boot/ directory without a backup - all of the things I caution other
>> NOT to do.  Nevertheless, after trying to put things back in order,
>> today I decided to try a reboot and I get a GRUB prompt.
>> Next I have put my Linux 4 disk in the CD drive and have selected the
>> "linux repair" mode which has put me into the /mnt/sysimage with the #
>> prompt.  That is as far as I have gone since I am in uncharted waters.
>> Help!  It, the linux repair,  has found and identified that I have a
>> Linux system...what should I try next?
>> Todd
> The grub repair is covered well in this archived email:
> http://www.mail-archive.com/scientific-linux-users@listserv.fnal.gov/msg00110.html

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