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Re: Minimal BASH-like line.....

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: Minimal BASH-like line.....
Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2003 06:26:36 +0000
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On Wed, Sep 24, 2003 at 11:49:29AM +0900, David A. Aremu wrote:
> My computer is Flora Prius note 220L, manufactured by Hitachi. It had
> problem with the former user and needed to be re-installed. This is possible
> by booting from CD-ROM using product recovery disc. I followed the
> instruction to installation. Thereafter, I ought to re-start the computer,
> instead of showing setupwizard dialogue box, I saw the following:
> GRUB Version 0.93 (638K lower/64448K upper memory)
> [Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. For the first word, TAB lists
> possible command completions. Anywhere else TAB lists the possible
> completions of a device/filename.]
> Please help me, I don't know what to do to salvage my computer,]

This is GRUB's command-line interface. You can issue the proper commands to
boot any installed OS that GRUB supports.

For example, for booting GNU/Linux see these instructions:


Robert Millan

"[..] but the delight and pride of Aule is in the deed of making, and in the
thing made, and neither in possession nor in his own mastery; wherefore he
gives and hoards not, and is free from care, passing ever on to some new work."

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