booting a kernel directly from stage 1/2

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Sat Feb 19 12:08:42 UTC 2011

On 19/02/2011 02:47, Alexander Best wrote:
> but that won't work. i get some numbers and then it says:
> btx halted or something like that.

Can't you boot into fixit mode from installation media?  That should
allow you to repair the boot blocks and make your system bootable again.



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