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Re: Grub error

From: Andrei Borzenkov
Subject: Re: Grub error
Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2016 11:27:42 +0300

On Mon, Apr 11, 2016 at 1:05 AM,  <address@hidden> wrote:
> I am sorry to annonce the bug in grub:
> I use debian distro and I cannot finish installation of the actual version 8.4
> When the system restart, it falls into the grub rescue > saying:
> error: file '/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found
> After some googling and after I tried lot of suggested repair advice I found 
> following:
> the next commands give:
> grub rescue > ls
> (hd0) (hd0,msdos1) (fd0)
> grub rescue > ls  (hd0,msdos1)
> hd0,msdos1): Filesystem is ext2
> grub rescue > ls  (hd0,msdos1)/
> ./ ../ lost+found/  etc/  bin/   dev/  home/  lib/     mnt/  proc/ run   srv/ 
>  tmp/  var/
> boot/  lib64/  media/  opt/  root/  sbin/  sys/  usr/  vmlinuz  initrd.img
> But command:
> grub rescue > ls  (hd0,msdos1)/boot/

Error message refers to /grub, not to /boot/grub. If /boot is on
separate partition, /boot in root is expected to be empty.

> gives nothing, the same for any other root subdir
> Can you have a look at this problem?

So far there is no obvious bug in grub to look at. General questions
about grub and system configuration are better sent to

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