Grub messed up

Luis M lemsx1 at
Tue Mar 30 13:12:03 UTC 2010

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On Mar 19, 2010, at 13:37, Erik Pomerantz <epomerantz at> wrote:

> Hello All,
> I hope this is the right place for this message. I recently  
> installed a third OS (MCNLive, didn't pay attention to how old it  
> was) in addition to XP and Ubuntu 9.04 (easypeasy). Here is the  
> problem, In the Grub installer, it only found the Windows so I added  
> Ubuntu to it specifying that the kernel image was /boot/ 
> vmlinuz- but not really understanding resume (thinking  
> it was for swap) I specified that it was /dev/sda6. No problem when  
> I got a return error 15 File not found I edited the bootloader  
> straight from Grub changing sda6 to sda5 and get a parse error. I  
> then try again but this time change (hd0,6) to (hd0,5) to both the  
> kernel and initrd and get an error that it can't mount. As of right  
> now I am fresh out of ideas and don't have much if any experience  
> with kernels. I can still mount this partition and access it from  
> another but I would like to boot into Ubuntu. Thanks for any help.
> -Erik
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