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Re: grub fails when searching for a file when a partition is ill formate
Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko
Re: grub fails when searching for a file when a partition is ill formated
Wed, 30 Oct 2013 12:05:36 +0100
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On 20.10.2013 22:56, Arbiel (gmx) wrote:
> After I made a blunder in erasing the MBR and some additional sectors at
> the begining of my hdd, I rewrote my MBR with both testdisk and dd.
> However, I was unable to properly repair /dev/sda1 which remained in a
> faulty state.
> I'm used to use "loopback", "linux", "initrd" and "boot" to boot from
> iso files when I want to install or reinstall a GNU/Linux distribution,
> and "search" to locate the device where my iso file sits. When I ran
> grub to boot in such a way, with my faulty /dev/sda1 partition, grub
> sent me a
> "No such device" message, naming my iso file. After I zeroed the first
> MBR entry, grub successfully booted from my iso file, whithout me
> modifying anything else.
That sounds like amarsh bug. Which version was it? Could you try latest
> It turns out that this faulty partition also prevented a USB-generated
> USB key to boot the PC.
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