Just an idea from reading forums. I - Booting with the backup disks on If your system boots ok with the backups off and does not when they're on, then my guess is that you have two Next file to check is /etc/fstab. Sorry, you'd do this from the command line (Konsole) in Kubuntu. http://imagextension.com/grub-error/grub-error-1.php
How partition table disk order gets messed up I have no idea but it does sometimes and then you get error 17. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.org? maybe its my system, but it works. I tried reinstalling Kubuntu on the partition which QTParted tells me still exists, but the installer crashed. read this post here
What have I tried? Hervé Download free emoticons today! Will I have to burn it from another computer? 09-10-2006 #5 oz View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles forum.guy Join Date May 2004 Location arch linux Posts 18,732 You could try to retrieve partition table or if you ‘ve important data in there somewhere you should make a disk image so that you can retrieve data later.
I figured that if I tried to install Mandiva it would fix everything by writing over the GRUB. Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Switch to Threaded Mode August 29th, 2009 #1 knowndarkness View Profile View Forum Posts Private If there is a route I can go that will also get Mandiva on there that'd be great too. Join Date Dec 2007 Posts 1 I had a similar problem.
http://stringofthoughts.wordpress.co…-debianubuntu/ Seccond boot attempt: Your getting a wrong root FS, either your root FS isn't supported, you have […] Reply Sasha King said September 5, 2010 at 9:24 am helpful stuff, then i finally randomly out of no where, tried my ext op. loaded it. http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/newbie/70494-grub-error-17-kubuntu.html Need a new place to rent, share or buy? _________________________________________________________________ Get rid of those unwanted christmas presents!
Not a member yet? Vista removed partition / need help restoring Jarru Linux - General 9 07-15-2007 08:48 AM Grub help lost vista when installed kubuntu lozza1978 Linux - Newbie 11 05-21-2007 02:23 AM Error:Failed It'll take you to fdisk prompt. And before ubuntu i had Windows Server 2003 on the disk.
Be careful here. my site It is ok to format, repartition, lose all HD data - no problem. reading through the definition of `\cfrac` in AMSMath Can Communism become a stable economic strategy? No numbers we are working on entire disk.
IOW, tell you BIOS to boot from the slave disk on the primary controller. Get More Info I use dd which is not very beautiful being command line and all that, but does exactly what's written on the tin :-) do I do this $ df /boot when Twice.🙂 A million thanks! -Alip P.S. thank you Adv Reply August 29th, 2009 #8 Brightbelt View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Visit Homepage Has an Ubuntu Drip Join Date May 2007 Location Savannah, GA BeansHidden!
Thanks for screen shot as well Reply Of Knots And Thots :: GRUB Error 17 - Native Installation :: December :: 2009 said December 14, 2009 at 12:43 am […] To Bruni Aug 1 '12 at 13:31 FWIW, I have a similar situation with an old Dell Inspiron laptop; it has an nVidia card that doesn't work with the open-source Search this Thread 01-13-2009, 10:05 AM #1 DumbPoet LQ Newbie Registered: Jan 2009 Posts: 4 Rep: GRUB Error 17 after removing Kubuntu. useful reference i can mount drives.
will not boot! Contact Us - Advertising Info - Rules - LQ Merchandise - Donations - Contributing Member - LQ Sitemap - Main Menu Linux Forum Android Forum Chrome OS Forum Search LQ naraic Linux - Laptop and Netbook 2 03-10-2008 06:54 AM Grub failing to load.
Indeed, I actually have a 12.04 CD now, which I downloaded and burned for installation in another computer. Can you confirm that: * /dev/sda is your Windows disk, with one partition: /dev/sda1 (called BKUP_MAN ???) * /dev/sdb is your Kubuntu disk, with several partitions * /dev/sdh is your backup This, as you probably know, can be changed in the BIOS settings, under the boot section (its location depends on your BIOS). Having a problem logging in?
So I bought some new RAM, booted up XP from what I've now learned is called GRUB, and decided to stick with XP. I ran sfdisk -l on a liveCD and this is what came up:[email protected]:/home/ubuntu# sfdisk -lDisk /dev/sda: 91201 cylinders, 255 heads, 63 sectors/trackUnits = cylinders of 8225280 bytes, blocks of 1024 bytes, Wird geladen... this page X F W in short.
will not boot! Help? just noticed that you don't have the Windows XP disk. Originally Posted by inkrypted Make sure the USB drive is the first drive in the BIOS.
It is ok to me to format the HD, reinstall Windows XP, reinstall Ubuntu, repartition the HD, or eventually restore the damaged part and recover the dual boot ability. Then at about 90% it hangs up completely.
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