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I am trying to run an image which I took from an actual PC (cpu = intel/motherboard=unknown to me/ os = FC 4/ RAID disk controller) and I want to run that image under virtual machine (vmware/virtualbox/virtual SCSI disk controller/cpu=amd) and all the time grub will freeze on following line : "GRUB "

I have used FC4 rescue cd and tried following commands :

chroot /mnt/sysimage/
grub-install /dev/sda/

error : does not have any corresponding BIOS drive.


find /boot/.....
error : Error 15: File not found

Honestly, I don't have any idea how I can fix this image so it would run under virtual machine.

and this is my

fdisk -l 

output redhat fedora core 4 screenshot

Help please.

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/dev/sda/ would point to a directory, but /dev/sda is a file. Try it and see if it helps. – gronostaj Mar 27 '13 at 14:04
the same error. – austin powers Mar 27 '13 at 14:12

Solved this problem,

Solution for my case :

after booting with rescue CD :

chroot /mnt/sysimage/


root (hd0,0)

find /grub/grub.conf

setup (hd0)


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