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I've been setting up my environment on a fedora 20 64bit, the last week. After a restart tonight I am unable to boot into my system. It boots into this terminal/prompt and it says:

 [ Minimal bash-like editing is supported. For the first word, TAB lists possible completions of a device/filename. ]


I've tried to rescue the system, with the dvd, but no luck. I'm a noob, and could really need some help on this. I have installed a lot of software and I would rather not have to do it for the third time this week, last crash was because I installed grub2 and made some configurations, to include xen hypervisor support in the bootup forgetting to turn "Secure boot" off in the bios.

Can anyone tell me what to do? What I can do.

EDIT: This is not a duplicate, I installed the system some days ago, and had a working grub, mount of drives and so on. It was after changes(installing software, configuring the system) that I got dropped into this prompt I used the other answer to find the solution, I didn't follow it in it's entirety.

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marked as duplicate by terdon, jasonwryan, strugee, Timo, Thomas Nyman Mar 25 '14 at 11:19

This question was marked as an exact duplicate of an existing question.

Does unix.stackexchange.com/q/109464/4671 help? – Faheem Mitha Mar 25 '14 at 3:53
@FaheemMitha Thank you SO much. – somethingSomething Mar 25 '14 at 4:37
Something either screwed up your grub.conf or perhaps moved the disks around (my BIOS decided to switch C and D...) – vonbrand Mar 26 '14 at 21:43
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FIXED: Jíbbí This post/answer had the fix:Failed boot from newly made Linux Mint HDD

Thank you so much for that comment Faheem Mitha.


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Good to know your problem is fixed. If you found a post useful, you are encouraged to upvote it. Additionally, you can accept your own answer. Then the question is marked as answered, which is a good thing for the site. – Faheem Mitha Mar 25 '14 at 4:50

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