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Just boot with a liveCD, mount your Fedora's drive (mount --bind /dev /sys /proc /pro/sys to your mounted Fedora's) chroot to your fedora's drive and passwd to change the password.


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Go to boot prompt by pressing arrow key,Press 'a' key and when you see rhbquiet press space and type 1 and return to boot. It will land you to a # prompt change the pwd there.


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It is common for the login code for the display manager to load and/or configure a number of modules for a number of services including sound when a user logs in. Starting in text mode, and using startX to get start the graphical interface bypasses this setup. Normally, there are text mode windows available using key combinations. This provides ready ...


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Linux itself and most Linux bootloaders don't care about the type of partition that Linux is installed it, and don't care whether the partition is marked active. Marking a partition as active is mostly necessary for bootloaders that are installed in the MBR and chainload a bootloader from a partition. Windows's bootloader requires an active partition (or at ...


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If I'm not mistaken, you don't have to set the partition to bootable. I run only dual-boot machines, and have never done this. Do you have a particular reason for doing so?


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Resizing a partition in place does not change a partition's bootable flag. The fact that you see grub also suggests that is not the problem, as grub does not rely on the bootable flag. What it sounds like is you resized the partition using fdisk without resizing the filesystem in the partition first. This will leave you with a broken filesystem. You will ...


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I had the same problem a while back (Boot to non bootable disk using Openfirmware) and I got around it by booting into the hard disk using install media's rescue mode and installing grub-ieee1275 from the official repos the normal way.


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This answer, provided by roaima, solved this problem. I had upgraded mdadm before using this solution, as stated in this post, but I recommend avoiding that if possible, as it obviously led to other errors.


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For me it was a very specific answer, but I want to explain in a more general way how to troubleshoot this. Actually a lot of the information is already in the error message, but to me it was not obvious at first. In short: Follow the line number, in /boot/grub/grub.cfg.new. Try to understand why what you find there is a syntax error. Follow the comment ...


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Grub is a piece of software that is installed in the MBR. Delete sda5 and run grub-update or change grub config manually to boot from sda1, Maybe this howto can help you. http://www.techsupportforum.com/357-how-to-configure-grub-bootloader-in-mint-linuxubuntu/ If grub is installed on sda u can change the grub config to boot from sda1. If not try to ...



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