[sf-lug] Grub 1 loading stage read error

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Jan 3 15:31:15 PST 2011

Quoting Eric Walstad (eric at ericwalstad.com):

> On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 1:21 PM, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> > Quoting Christian Einfeldt (einfeldt at gmail.com):
> >
> >> A teacher called me today saying that when she tries to boot up her Ubuntu
> >> 10.04
> ...
> >> "Grub 1 loading stage read error"
> This error message seems to indicate Grub 1 (grub-legacy) but I
> believe Ubuntu 10.04 gets grub2 by default.  

In the case of the error mentioned, this is a distinction without a
difference:  As mentioned, it's stage1 in the MBR that's failing, and
the likely causes and remedies are pretty much the same in any GRUB

> > http://dedoimedo.com/computers/grub.html
> If you are working with grub2, that page includes a link to grub2 instructions.

Which don't materially differ concerning the problem described. 

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