Install Gutsy on Entire HD
cjk at teamcharliesangels.com
Mon Nov 5 15:33:46 GMT 2007
On Tue, 2007-10-30 at 18:51 +0000, Anthony Gardner wrote:
> I've installed ubuntu on a brand new 120GB Fujitsu MHV2120A HD and
> although the install went without a hitch, booting the machine takes
> an age, there's no resume image (just a black screen) and no grub
> Does anyone have any pointers as to how to install something on an
> entire disk?
Yes, you seem to have done it correctly.
> The partitions I created were /, swap and /home. / and /home were
> created as logical and both had beginning selected.
Again, this should be just fine. You can read up on it if you want at
> Looking at the hardware deviced, for this drive, it's marked SATA
> Controller but it's actaully an IDE. Could that me a problem?
This is fine too. I don´t know the technical details, but it started a
with Ubuntu version 6.10, I think.
> File system output .....
> Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
> /dev/sda7 16271176 2135108 13309528 14% /
> varrun 517772 92 517680 1% /var/run
> varlock 517772 0 517772 0% /var/lock
> udev 517772 92 517680 1% /dev
> devshm 517772 0 517772 0% /dev/shm
> lrm 517772 34696 483076
> 7% /lib/modules/2.6.22-14-generic/volatile
> /dev/sda6 96124844 200596 91041296 1% /home
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If you want a grub menu, you can hit the ESCape key when booting,
normally there is a message as such right after the system tests. You
have about 3 seconds. This should let you see the hidden menu and select
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