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linxoid
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 25, 2005 8:41 pm    Post subject: grub error 12 Reply with quote

i read posting about grub error 12 after reboot, but i never found any explnation or directions on how to avoid it.
I have dual boot Gentoo/Win Xp and when booting to Win Xp it reads root line, makeactive line and on chainloader gives this error 12.
partition is
Code:
default 0
timeout 10

splashimage=(hd0,4)/grub/splash.xpm.gz

title=Gentoo
root(hd0,4)
kernel /kernel-2.6.9-gentoo-r14 root=/dev/ram0 init=/linuxrc ramdisk=8192 real_root=/dev/hda7 video=vesafb:mtrr,ywrap,1280x1024-32@60
initrd /initrd-2.6.9-gentoo-r14

title=Windows XP
rootnoverify(hd0,1)
makeactive
chainloader (hd0,1)+1


partition is
Code:
Disk /dev/hda: 80.0 GB, 80026361856 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 9729 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/hda1               1         383     3076416    b  W95 FAT32
/dev/hda2   *         384        4207    30716280    c  W95 FAT32 (LBA)
/dev/hda3            4208        9729    44355465    f  W95 Ext'd (LBA)
/dev/hda5   *        4208        4212       40131   83  Linux
/dev/hda6            4213        4337     1004031   82  Linux swap
/dev/hda7            4338        9729    43311208+  83  Linux


any help is welcome
thanks
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 25, 2005 9:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Didn't you see the sticky grub thread at the top of this forum?
http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/grub-error-guide.xml
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 25, 2005 9:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've read sticky grub thread and it didn't exactly help me neither did the link you provided which I read before posting too.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 25, 2005 10:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You'll find all the help you might need in the grub error collection thread, please post there your problem.
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