Partition Reorganization

Leonard Chatagnier lenc5570 at
Sun Feb 17 02:36:37 UTC 2008

--- SYNass IT Ubuntu / Linux <i-ubux at>

> Hello Ubuntu System Experts
> May I ask you for your advice and guidance to
> overcome a special
> problem ?
> After reorganizing my HDD with gParted it looks like
> following:
> hda1 / ntfs (WIN XPP original installation)
> hda2 / ext3 (Ubuntu installation)
> hda3 / extended part (rest of HDD)
> hda6 / copy of hda2 (my first Ubuntu installation)
> swap at the end of the extended partition
> How can I get Ubuntu starting with the one in hda6
> ???
> Well, in the menu.lst of both the Ubuntu partitions
> it shows hda2 !!
> Where is the pointer to direct either WIN or Ubuntu
> ?
> Is it MBR and how do I adjust it to my newest
> configuration ?
> TIA for your prompt assistance and hints.
> Cheers, svobi
Hello SYHass, I'm no expert so take what I say with
caution.  That said, have you considered taking the
boot tic off of hda2 and ticing it on hda6. I think
that should work. If not someone will surely correct
me. HTH.
Good Luck,  You probably want to run "sudo
update-grub" or "grub-update". Can't remember which.

Leonard Chatagnier
lenc5570 at

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