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the penguin View Public Profile Find all posts by the penguin #4 17th February 2007, 05:51 AM the penguin Offline Registered User Join Date: Feb 2007 Posts: 4 and i just set my BIOS to AUTO instead of OFF for the primary slave and secondary slave and now BIOS doesnt seem to want to load, nor does setup nor So... Re: dual boot gone wrong grub error 21 « Reply #8 on: 2008/12/04, 10:41:58 am » Quote from: P. get redirected here

Too bad I don't have a HPT controller in my current system to verify it. Password Forgot Password? I tryied to install Ubuntu 9.10 on second hd (IDE 1-Slave): it works for a lot of time, but after it destroyed the partition table of second hd. I tried installation with sata disk unpluged and i didnt work, then i tried with pluged-in sata and it didnt work either. http://ccm.net/faq/4104-dual-boot-ubuntu-vista-grub-error-21

When you boot up let it mount the drive, once your at prompt, type grub , then setup as normal. I'm not only here to learn about Ubuntu/Linux, I'm also here to learn English even better Every day I love Ubuntu more Adv Reply February 18th, 2009 #3 caljohnsmith View FC1 did not detect the Ubuntu install, probably because it is only half done?, but I could mount the /boot partition of the partly installed Ubuntu and copy the exaxt entries Join our community today!

When I went back a second time it worked and now my windows is back to normal. When Ubuntu half way through installation rebooted, I stuck in a Fedora CD and installed Core 1 on (hd0,x), overwriting the Ubuntu instance of Grub. What was once a 887.1 KB folder in a cardboard box desktop icon is now a folder with 467 items totaling 1.7mbOk.Quote from: P. I was away from my computer for awhile ..

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IDE 1 - Slave - second H.D. 80 GB : One ext3 partition only ("primary"). silvagroup View Public Profile Find all posts by silvagroup #3 17th February 2007, 04:19 AM the penguin Offline Registered User Join Date: Feb 2007 Posts: 4 ugh, ^c the penguin View Public Profile Find all posts by the penguin #2 17th February 2007, 04:10 AM silvagroup Offline Registered User Join Date: Aug 2006 Posts: 356 Error Change the association in your preferences.(save)super_grub_disk_english_usb_0.9766.tar.gz is now on the desktopthe I opened a terminal and typedCode: [Select]mount
which resulted inCode: [Select]/proc on /proc type proc (rw)
sysfs on /sys type

I am running Ubuntu 7.10. Russell Straddler on 2008/12/02, 02:15:54 amI have tried to down load the CD, but the Ubuntu liveCD is in the disk burner drive.You can use a floppy instead if you have I know some people said some things about putting in a windows install disk and doing something with chkdsk/fixmbr but i dont have my windows disk. PLEASE HELP email me if you know anything AlexnBryan[at]gmail[dot][com] alexnb185 (alexnbryan) wrote on 2007-06-15: #17 hey guys I found a fix, if you get this Super grub thing ( http://supergrub.forjamari.linex.org/?section=home )

Here they are:Code: [Select]grub> geometry (hd0)

drive 0x80: C/H/s = 4865/255/63, the number of sectors = 78165360, /dev/sda
partition num: 0, Fileystem type is fat, partition type 0xc
Code: [Select]grub> http://imagextension.com/grub-error/grub-error-29.php Russell Straddler on 2008/12/04, 02:22:34 amthen I typed Code: [Select]mount
again (which I did not do last time) and gotCode: [Select]/dev/sdb1 on /media/KINGSTON type vfat (rw,nosuid,nodev,uhelper=hal,shortname=mixed,uid=9
99,utf8,umask=077,flush)
Well done!Quote from: P. That would be why you can't boot with the external disconnected. Now I cannot even boot into my windows XP!

Error 21 " Error 21 means : " 21 : Selected disk does not exist This error is returned if the device part of a device- or full file name refers provided, discovered what the ACTUAL problem was for me, and I believe it may be a problem for a number of others here, as some have mentioned installation from an external startup line to the correct hard drive (hd) and partition area (sd). useful reference Re: dual boot gone wrong grub error 21 « Reply #14 on: 2008/12/11, 19:47:02 pm » Quote from: P.

So I made the decision and wiped whole drive and installed Arch. After the installation, GRUB gives me error 21. Password Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.

Russell Straddler Newbie Posts: 8 Re: dual boot gone wrong grub error 21 « Reply #6 on: 2008/12/04, 02:22:34 am » second try in detailshort form: got further, but still couldn't

Proper grammar and punctuation is a sign of respect, and if you do not show any, you will NOT receive any help (at least not from me). Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. I encounter no problem when I install Fedora Core 2 with my HDD plugged on a "RAID" IDE (and with GRUB) (so I don't think it's a BIOS problem). Re: dual boot gone wrong grub error 21 « Reply #9 on: 2008/12/04, 10:57:30 am » Quote from: P.

BIOS was just loading really slowly because it wasnt detecting anything in the primary slave position (because there isnt anything there), and it detected the drive in the secondary slave position komputes (komputes) wrote on 2008-03-11: #31 I can confirm Grub error 21 on a Dell Precision 450 running a dual boot system with XP on the first IDE disk and Ubuntu By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. this page So it isn't a problem with partitions or the drive being external.

Other names and logos may also be trademarked by their respective owners. I right click inside the folder (where all the files are) and when the pop up menu appears, "paste" is in faint letters and is unable to be selected.When I drag Even after entering the number of heads, sectors, cylinders, IDE disk in BIOS is shown as none!? Print Pages: [1] Go Up « previous next » Forum freezed.

Subscribing... So the installer couldn't really check for it unless there was some sort of multistage install which involved rebooting the machine back onto the installer media (generally cd). i used some of the suggestions in other threads (namely http://www.fedoraforum.org/forum/showthread.php?t=975 ), and grub tries to start, but it fails with Error 21, and it doesnt give any description of the then it pops up with something like "Grub -- Fatal error"..

I am not dual booting and not running Windows, only ubuntu. Have not reinstalled ubuntu to date, but did have to reinstall windows operating system as the mbr appeared to be destroyed by the intallation of ubuntu. > Robert Citek (robert-citek) wrote I am running Ubuntu 7.10. > I've > googled like crazy about my problem.

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