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CosyCat
December 21st, 2009, 09:03 PM
get this when grub loads
error the symbol grub gettext not found

then im stuck at grub rescue

how can I fix this in Karmic I got the live cd to boot if that helps??

thx

CosyCat
December 21st, 2009, 09:32 PM
i this helps heres my grub.cfg I managed to open booting from live cd

#
# DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE
#
# It is automatically generated by /usr/sbin/grub-mkconfig using templates
# from /etc/grub.d and settings from /etc/default/grub
#

### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/00_header ###
if [ -s $prefix/grubenv ]; then
set have_grubenv=true
load_env
fi
set default="0"
if [ ${prev_saved_entry} ]; then
set saved_entry=${prev_saved_entry}
save_env saved_entry
set prev_saved_entry=
save_env prev_saved_entry
fi
insmod ext2
set root=(hd0,4)
search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set b366eab5-0f04-4e8c-9459-0ffd0e6d1b58
if loadfont /usr/share/grub/unicode.pf2 ; then
set gfxmode=640x480
insmod gfxterm
insmod vbe
if terminal_output gfxterm ; then true ; else
# For backward compatibility with versions of terminal.mod that don't
# understand terminal_output
terminal gfxterm
fi
fi
set locale_dir=/boot/grub/locale
set lang=en
insmod gettext
if [ ${recordfail} = 1 ]; then
set timeout=-1
else
set timeout=2
fi
### END /etc/grub.d/00_header ###

### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/05_debian_theme ###
set menu_color_normal=white/black
set menu_color_highlight=black/white
### END /etc/grub.d/05_debian_theme ###

### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/10_linux ###
menuentry "Ubuntu, with Linux 2.6.31-16-generic" {
set recordfail=1
if [ -n ${have_grubenv} ]; then save_env recordfail; fi
set quiet=1
insmod ext2
set root=(hd0,4)
search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set b366eab5-0f04-4e8c-9459-0ffd0e6d1b58
linux /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.31-16-generic root=UUID=b366eab5-0f04-4e8c-9459-0ffd0e6d1b58 ro processor.max_cstate=2 quiet splash
initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.31-16-generic
}
menuentry "Ubuntu, with Linux 2.6.31-16-generic (recovery mode)" {
set recordfail=1
if [ -n ${have_grubenv} ]; then save_env recordfail; fi
insmod ext2
set root=(hd0,4)
search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set b366eab5-0f04-4e8c-9459-0ffd0e6d1b58
linux /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.31-16-generic root=UUID=b366eab5-0f04-4e8c-9459-0ffd0e6d1b58 ro single processor.max_cstate=2
initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.31-16-generic
}
### END /etc/grub.d/10_linux ###

### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/20_memtest86+ ###
menuentry "Memory test (memtest86+)" {
linux16 /boot/memtest86+.bin
}
menuentry "Memory test (memtest86+, serial console 115200)" {
linux16 /boot/memtest86+.bin console=ttyS0,115200n8
}
### END /etc/grub.d/20_memtest86+ ###

### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/30_os-prober ###
menuentry "Mac OS X (on /dev/sda2)" {
insmod hfsplus
set root=(hd0,2)
search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set 890ef2b8584e2aeb
insmod vbe
do_resume=0
if [ /var/vm/sleepimage -nt10 / ]; then
if xnu_resume /var/vm/sleepimage; then
do_resume=1
fi
fi
if [ $do_resume == 0 ]; then
xnu_uuid 890ef2b8584e2aeb uuid
if [ -f /Extra/DSDT.aml ]; then
acpi -e /Extra/DSDT.aml
fi
xnu_kernel /mach_kernel boot-uuid=${uuid} rd=*uuid
if [ /System/Library/Extensions.mkext -nt /System/Library/Extensions ]; then
xnu_mkext /System/Library/Extensions.mkext
else
xnu_kextdir /System/Library/Extensions
fi
if [ -f /Extra/Extensions.mkext ]; then
xnu_mkext /Extra/Extensions.mkext
fi
if [ -d /Extra/Extensions ]; then
xnu_kextdir /Extra/Extensions
fi
if [ -f /Extra/devtree.txt ]; then
xnu_devtree /Extra/devtree.txt
fi
if [ -f /Extra/splash.jpg ]; then
insmod jpeg
xnu_splash /Extra/splash.jpg
fi
if [ -f /Extra/splash.png ]; then
insmod png
xnu_splash /Extra/splash.png
fi
if [ -f /Extra/splash.tga ]; then
insmod tga
xnu_splash /Extra/splash.tga
fi
fi
}
### END /etc/grub.d/30_os-prober ###

### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/40_custom ###
# This file provides an easy way to add custom menu entries. Simply type the
# menu entries you want to add after this comment. Be careful not to change
# the 'exec tail' line above.
### END /etc/grub.d/40_custom ###

CosyCat
December 22nd, 2009, 01:04 PM
bump ... someone?

trying this fix but no boot ?? http://www.mail-archive.com/debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org/msg719668.html (im sure im typing something wrong not corresponding to my grub.cfg )

Thanks


edit: whats my command changes in this fix from grub rescue?

insmod help
insmod ext2
insmod linux16
set root=(hd0,1)
linux16 /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.31-1-686 root=/dev/hda1 ro
initrd16 /boot/initrd.img-2.6.31-1-686
boot

budluva04
December 27th, 2009, 06:45 PM
talking to some people in #grub you can also try this once you get your system booted


sudo dpkg-reconfigure grub-pc

then select whatever device you boot from