Ubuntu 9.10 with Grub 2 installed in partition unable to boot
Peter M Soares
peter.soares at rogers.com
Mon Dec 21 03:43:58 UTC 2009
Thanks for the suggestions. Installed grub into MBR and I can boot
Ubuntu through grub. Got rid of the old /boot partition to restore XP
boot.ini partition number. Another menu option gets me to the Vista BCD
menu from where I can get to the three Window OS. Cool.
Goh Lip wrote:
> On 20/12/09 19:13, Tom H wrote:
>> However, grub-setup has an "-f" flag to force an installation and I
>> have seen reports in fora of its use to install grub2 to a VBR. I have
>> never used it so I cannot attest to its functionality and/or
> Tom, I think use of 'grub-setup' is to be discouraged. It's a 'sub-set'
> of grub-install and wherever possible, use grub-install instead.
> ps: wanted to ask you to refer to page on this. Luckily checked at
> Wikipedia meaning of 'in fora'. Thought my latin's not so good :)
> Goh Lip
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