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how to solve grub rescue related problem?

asked 2014-08-28 04:59:37 -0600

Praveen.ksna gravatar image

updated 2014-08-28 10:52:04 -0600

FranciscoD_ gravatar image

i have installed fedora 20 and windows 7 ultimate in my 32 bit PC.But now it when i switch on my desktop
Then on screen following command appears

. error: file '/grub2/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found Entering rescue mode ... Grub rescue > _

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answered 2014-08-29 02:46:34 -0600

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What have you done before this happens? Trying to remove any partitions? or adding/deleting any partitions?

For whatever reason, grub cannot find its files. If / and /boot partitions are still available, what you need to do is to re-install grub. You can do it using Fedora installation DVD rescue mode or a live Fedora.

When using DVD rescue mode, it automatically mounts your Fedora partitions under /mnt/sysimage. Then you can:

chroot /mnt/sysimage grub2-install /dev/sda

If using Live disk, you should manually mount your / partition somewhere (I assume you'll mount it under /mnt/), and mount /boot partition under it (e.g. /mnt/boot). Then you can run:

grub2-install --root-directory=/mnt /dev/sda
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