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Offline deven_01

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GRUB error
« on: September 03, 2005, 12:24:29 PM »
Hello friend
 My Company employee run following command
 rm -rf /*
 after word when he reboot the system
 he got
 GRUB>
 I told him you delete all files under root b'coz / under linux is root
 Is it right or wrong please tell me
 i check his history file i.e. .bashrc_hisory
 I check this by running knoppix linux i.e. on cd
 i give the following command
 mount /dev/hda1 /mnt/newdir
 
 Is there any solution to boot the system when we get
 GRUB> like option
 Regards  
 Linux User

Offline Ricky

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GRUB error
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2005, 07:11:59 AM »
you have deleted everything, now grub don't know that where to boot , where is the kernel !its config files are also deleted. You have only MBR records left hence you are seeing grub prompt.

So I hope you got the anwer.

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GRUB error
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2005, 11:19:27 AM »
First of all why did you give a newbie in ur organization root access?

And grub is installed in stages one on mbr and the other in the /boot/grub which is now deleted.