Grub installation fails on Z61

maman durahman durahman at
Tue Nov 14 04:25:35 UTC 2006

i  have face the same problem. And i not sure what caused such problem. And
my solution is to install LILO instead of GRUB. And..its work fine. I
install linux at old desktop computer (celeron 500, 256mb ram). I'am not
sure weather it work for your computer on not.

On 14/11/06, Nimit <nimit_g at> wrote:
> Hi All,
> This is the first time I am trying ubuntu. I am trying
> to install Ubuntu 6.10 on Thinkpad Z61. Since I want
> to have dual boot option keeping my windows XP intact.
> Using QT-Parted I shrinked windows partion and made
> space for linux. So my partion table is something like
> this.
> Win XP NTFS  15GB Primary
> /      ext3  20GB Logical
> swap area    1 GB Logical
> Win    FAT32 35GB Primary
> IBM(hidden)  5 GB Primary
> Now I started Ubuntu 6.10 installation in text mode,
> and tried to install grub on 1 sector of "/" root
> partition,  but it fails "Unable to install grub in
> (hd0,X)".
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