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Everytime I try and install knoppix I get this error saying "loading grub..." then it goes on to say error 17. Anyone with a clue to what this is? -s0cket...
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    Grub Error 17


    Everytime I try and install knoppix I get this error saying "loading grub..." then it goes on to say error 17. Anyone with a clue to what this is?

    -s0cket

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    Welcome to the forum

    Can you post the output of the following?
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    fdisk -l
    cat /etc/fstab
    You can do this using a liveCD and will have to use "su -" to become root.
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    Quote Originally Posted by s0cket View Post
    Everytime I try and install knoppix I get this error saying "loading grub..." then it goes on to say error 17. Anyone with a clue to what this is?

    -s0cket
    Post exact error messages you are getting - that will help to dig into this issue...
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