[conspire] Laptop boots to GRUB instead of SUSE

Ruben Safir ruben at mrbrklyn.com
Thu Oct 21 21:55:55 PDT 2010

On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 08:41:39PM -0600, kw6 at xmission.com wrote:
> This is the laptop which I loaded with Suse 11.2, then which you
> guys got to run the aircard at an installfest a couple of months
> ago.
> Tonight, it started GRUB, then when I type boot, it gives me "Error
> 8: Kernel must be loaded before booting" -- the only think I can
> think is that the latest automatic update (loaded two nights ago,
> the last time the system was running) is messed up.
> I am currently traveling at work, and don't have the Suse DVD.
> Is there a way to make this run without having the DVD?

Why didn't it bott straight into SuSE from grub in the initial setup?

You can edit grub by hand but it needs to find the partition with the
kernel, which it doesn't seem to be doing.  Is the hard drive working?

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