RAM Requirements & Floppy Boot
tech_dev at wildintellect.com
Tue Nov 7 06:06:13 UTC 2006
Asif Lodhi wrote:
> Secondly, I have an otherwise perfectly working 40GB Baracuda with a
> bad boot-sector. Can you guys tell me how I can install Ubuntu on
> this hard disk so that I can boot from a 1.44MB floppy and work with
> the OS sitting on this hard disk?
Is the boot sector physically bad? Or it just had an error in it.
You can testdisk from a command line, either hooked up as drive to
another system or running a live disk, I'm not if it's on the Ubuntu
live disc, if it's not go get a copy of knoppix.
You can also run a reinstall of GRUB to the disc from the Ubuntu
installer, using the recovery mode.
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