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If you'd like to contribute content, let us know. share|improve this answer answered Oct 11 '12 at 18:36 Marty Fried 9,83232737 I am using VB for XP but now i need to have it separate for some applications, It shows sdc1 as a FAT32 partition and the only reason that would be the case is UEFI. Also you will find that after installing XP, Ubuntu will no longer be accessible, and you will need to restore GRUB in the boot sector after XP over-writes it with its http://fileupster.com/grub-error/grub-loading-read-error.html

That's for sure ... At this point I've been googling pretty much non-stop, and I've pretty much lost track of what I've tried and what i haven't. boot-failure share|improve this question edited Oct 20 '12 at 15:17 Mark Paskal 2,17211426 asked Oct 11 '12 at 18:22 Hello1111 1 Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! Box: openSUSE 11.4 x64 | KDE 4.6 | Intel DG41RQ | Intel Core 2 Quad 2.4 | nVIDIA 8400GS | 4GB RAM Note: Windows 7 | SP-1 | Intel Centrino Duo https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1903015

Where are sudo's insults stored? Adv Reply January 1st, 2012 #3 drs305 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Staff Emeritus Join Date Jan 2007 BeansHidden! So I booted to a live-disk (on a USB key), then ran boot-repair to re-install Grub on all of the MBRs. Boot up a Linux liveCD/install disk and go here and download and run the script.

Why on earth installers don't do this automatically is beyond me. I would suggest to unplug your SATA drive > first. Haswell i7 4700 | 16GB DDR2400 | ASUS Z87-Pro | 3TB + 3x4TB mdadm5 + 3x1.5TB mdadm5 Tumbleweed x86_64 13.1 x86_64 Reply With Quote « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Is there a way to repair Grub so that it will revert back to previous configuration?

share|improve this answer answered Oct 11 '12 at 19:57 fabricator4 6,48511834 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign up using Google Sign i'm trying to refrain from saying i told you that it is not "not a problem at all"... I was posting for help originally in the boot-repair thread (link below), but this seems to be a bit bigger than just boot-repair, so I'm bringing it out to the wider I've run pretty much any imagineable bootable, GRUB/boot recover CD and still no luck :( Here's a link to an Ubuntu Pastebin, I've got from one of the many attempted rescues,

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : **************** log of boot-repair 2011-12-31__19h24 **************** boot-repair version : 3.02-0ppa23~oneiric clean version : 3.02-0ppa15~oneiric internet: connected clean-gui version : 3.02-0ppa33~oneiric /usr/share/clean/clean-gui-update.sh: line 153: 32078 Terminated while true; do BYTES_BEFORE_PART[4] (sdi) = 16 sectors * 512 bytes = 8192 bytes. Is there a way to repair Grub so that it will revert back to previous configuration? These Aren't Roasted!

How to use the binomial theorem to calculate binomials with a negative exponent Create a wire coil Export The $PATH Variable, Line-By-Line How to deal with procrastination issues more hot questions http://askubuntu.com/questions/199039/tried-to-install-windows-and-now-can-not-boot-ubuntu-partitions-error-loading sda1: __________________________________________________________________________ File system: ntfs Boot sector type: Windows Vista/7 Boot sector info: No errors found in the Boot Parameter Block. Quote: wepopew, Welcome to LQ. Quote Postby Winterkewl » 2008/10/30 16:50:15 That suggestion was correct to find the install media, however, I think i need to learn more about what type of drive my computer has

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Boot up a Linux liveCD/install disk and go here and download and run the script. What happens if you, disable/disconnect your Windows drive and power on the computer without it? http://goo.gl/NqgqJx &c ;-) Posts: 3,042 Blog Entries: 2 Rep: Quote: Originally Posted by wepopew ... navigate here Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started

However, It then says remove any media and restart your computer, which I do , and then this message appears"Error Loading operating system"White text on a black screen , no cmd Read Error" At this point, what I would recommend is booting into your Ubuntu, then confirm the one that has booted with the "mount" command. My computer completely ignored the linux partition and booted straight into windows without asking me anything.

I didn't write here anything new but i hope that is more understandable.

wepopew View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by wepopew 01-16-2016, 03:40 AM #15 beachboy2 Senior Member Registered: Jan 2007 Location: With the USB disconnected, I would purge grub completely and reinstall it. I think the problem with your sdb installation is the location on the drive. Simply type the # menu entries you want to add after this comment.

Create a new folder in your media folder. Now that I knew GRUB was the problem I did some research on GRUB. Quote Postby gerald_clark » 2008/10/30 14:56:42 I never used the net install disk, so I don't know if you can enterrecovery mode or not.Try it and post back.If not, download CD1 http://fileupster.com/grub-error/grub-error-24.html After reboot I get the error message "Error Loading Operating System".

Read Error" OK, results are at the following location: http://paste.ubuntu.com/789861/ I installed to sdi7--when it booted, my three hard disks were assigned to sda (SSD), sdg (was sdb) and sdi (was That will stop grub installing to the MBR, and even though Linux may install ok, you'll only get to it from a chroot. I'd delete the partitions on sdc and format them before or during the install with whichever distribution you want and make sure you do not boot in EFI mode so that cov(x,y)=0 but corr(x,y)=1 Implementation of a generic List Why does argv include the program name?

Main Menu LQ Calendar LQ Rules LQ Sitemap Site FAQ View New Posts View Latest Posts Zero Reply Threads LQ Wiki Most Wanted Jeremy's Blog Report LQ Bug Syndicate Latest You might want to check the BIOS options for "boot virus protection" or similar. More info: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Boot-Repair 1 members found this post helpful. Again, Windows likes to think it's got full controll of the hard drive.

There is no EFI partition on that drive but it looks like there might be one on sdc where you tried to install Ubuntu, the 698GB drive. When asking questions on here mate it's always a good idea to include as much information as possible, makes it easier for people to help you I'm guessing a knowledgeable person Make yourself a Boot-Repair CD or a live USB drive and then boot from it: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Boot-Repair Carry out the Recommended Repair.