Grub problems with Pavilion xt963 Desktop

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Grub problems with Pavilion xt963 Desktop

Postby wdbarnwell » Sat Sep 15, 2007 13:58

I have tried to install Sabayon 3.4e onto a HP Pavilion xt963 Desktop. After install is complete and I try to boot I get grub with a flashing cursor and nothing else happens. I can take the hard drive out and put it into another computer and Sabayon will boot
and surf the internet, etc. so I know that Sabayon is install on the hard drive. I have tried to change jumpers on the hard drive and various things in the bios nothing happens. Also it is set up for dual boot and I can't get into Windows XP. Thanks for any help.
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Re: Grub problems with Pavilion xt963 Desktop

Postby foucault » Tue Oct 16, 2007 1:52

If it boots in another computer, what is that computer? Does xp boot on said computer?

sounds like a hardware issue...

Is xp the first partition? is it only the two operating systems?

install the HardDrive, put in a any live disk, and select boot from first hard disk...
what then?

There are grub recovery disks you can d/l and burn..

Is grub installed on the MBR or the first partition?

... k good luck
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