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boot error: grub 22 error [solved]
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pappilinux

Joined: 18 Oct 2012
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PostPosted: Thu 18 Oct 2012, 10:24    Post_subject:  boot error: grub 22 error [solved]  

Hi,

I installed puppy slacko 5.3.3 + 5.2.8 lupu several times on hd of an older PC (SATA/IDE install, full install).
Set 1 primary partition with ext3.
Everytime I boot I'm getting an error message: "Error 22". What do I do wrong?

Figured out that /boot folder is missing.
And the install routine doesn't prompt for grub installation - should it?! Don't know...

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rcrsn51


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Location: Stratford, Ontario

PostPosted: Thu 18 Oct 2012, 10:51    Post_subject:  

GRUB Error 22 is "missing partition".

Do you have Puppy installed correctly now? If not, try the auto-installer here.
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pappilinux

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PostPosted: Thu 18 Oct 2012, 11:24    Post_subject:  

I used the guided install routine from that command center. Didn't expect anything to go wrong.

I'm now at home and I will practice inside virtualbox. Must have overseen something.
Might also give your script a shot if I fail again.
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pappilinux

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PostPosted: Fri 19 Oct 2012, 03:41    Post_subject:  

Got it! Lack of knowledge and patience was the mistake. Cool
Didn't wait long enough to finish the installation completely. Restarted the computer too early.
And I wasn't aware of an extra grub install menu entry either. Thought it's part of the installation process.

Anyway thank you for your help!
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Sky Aisling


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PostPosted: Fri 26 Oct 2012, 15:11    Post_subject: boot error: grub 22 error  

pappilinux

Congratulations! Smile Wish I had a nickel for every time I was impatient waiting for a procedure to finish.

Could you mark your thread [SOLVED] for us?

Thanks
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