[Ubuntu-US-CA] Grub 2 Issues

Grant Bowman grantbow at gmail.com
Sun Mar 27 06:12:05 UTC 2011


On Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 7:24 PM, David Wonderly
<david.wonderly at kubuntu.org> wrote:
> On Friday, March 25, 2011 09:16:42 pm Alan Ostlund wrote:
>> > On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 9:38 PM, Alan Ostlund<mjolnar at sbcglobal.net>
> wrote:
>> >> I installed it 2 weeks ago, now I can't access my MBR.  Has anyone else
>> >> run into this.  I can use Super Grubb to get into my O/S, but no more
>> >> grub2.  It's there because I can get there going through Super Grub,
>> >> but havent found a way to get to Grub2.  Has anyone else heard
>> >> anything?
>> >>
>> >> Alan Ostlund
>>
>> My error, I was reading my e-mail and saw the 1st paragraph talking
>> about Natty.  I have frantically been searching for something on it.
>>
>> I installed Alpha 3 to check it out.  When I tried to boot up, there was
>> just a curser flashing in the upper left corner.  I loaded 10.04 Live
>> and ran "sudo update-grub", no change.  After that I re-installed Ubuntu
>> 10.04 over the Natty install, no change in the grub.  If I put a live
>> disk in, I can get to grub, but I can't load with out a disk.
>>
>> I have been able to do this with 4 or 5 different Linux live CDs as well
>> as Hiram's boot disk and an old copy of Super Grub.  I know there is
>> some logical explanation, but I have been thinking of pulling my old
>> HDDs out and starting from scratch with my new 1TB HDD.  I installed the
>> new drive after the problem started with the other HDDs still installed,
>> so I don't know if that will even help.
>>
>> I was hoping to find a work around for this, but may have to wait till
>> April 28 and just start fresh.
>>
>> Thanks for listening, and no jumping me for my poor judgement on the
>> subject.
>>
>> Alan Ostlund
>
> On and off topic coming from a dev... has anyone filed a bug about this?

Alan, do any of these bugs sound like they apply to the issue you
encountered? https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/grub2

Grant




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