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    Default Critical System Failure

    I was installing some new packages in the package manager when KDE suddenly froze. After a long time of waiting I decided to press the reset button. Since then I keep getting "Boot manager missing" message on bootup.

    Can this calamitous situation be rescued?

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    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Ελλάδα(Αθήνα)-Россия (г. Красноярск)

    Default Απ: Critical System Failure

    Use your installation DVD and try to repair your system.
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    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Earth - Denmark

    Default Re: Critical System Failure

    On 03/31/2011 07:06 PM, swarfega wrote:
    > Can this calamitous situation be rescued?

    maybe, maybe not..

    if you have or can get a live CD, boot from it and mount your hard
    drive READ ONLY..

    then do this command

    df -h
    fdisk -l
    cat /etc/fstab
    cat /boot/grub/menu.lst
    hopefully, the Live CD will automatically see your internet connection
    and you can use the browser and copy/paste the output back to this
    thread using the instructions here:

    oh, and cross your fingers..

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    [NNTP via openSUSE 11.3 + KDE4.5.5 + Thunderbird3.1.8]

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