Ubuntu 9.10 with Grub 2 installed in partition unable to boot

Goh Lip g.lip at gmx.com
Sun Dec 20 08:36:27 UTC 2009

On 20/12/09 15:42, peter.soares at rogers.com wrote:

Yes, if you don't install grub2 to sda, you will not be able to boot to 
ubuntu. Windows will not be able to do that with its boot.

If you install grub2 to sda it will be able to boot into windows (all of 
them) as well. And yes, you will lose your windows mbr.

Easy BCD may not work on grub2. Don't know, never tried, but would be 
surprised if it does. Maybe it did worked on your 9.04 which uses 

The warning (about installing to other than sda) will always appear if 
you do not install grub2 to sda, even if you know what you're doing.

Sorry, you've got to set grub2 to mbr to boot up ubuntu as well as 
windows. I really do not see any problem with it.

Goh Lip

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