Partition Reorganization / OK - back to track again ! ;-)

SYNass IT Ubuntu / Linux i-ubux at
Wed Feb 20 14:37:38 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-02-20 at 12:08 +0100, Nils Kassube wrote:
> SYNass IT Ubuntu / Linux wrote:
> > Have checked and studied menu.lst and fstab and
> > have modified it as shown in the attached docs:
> Looks good to me.
> Nils

Thanks, Nils
System is / was runnning properly the whole day ;-)

Have tried some more experiments and switching 
between the two OS'es with no problems ;-))

Well, I have been busy finding the mistake I made and 
have continued my Partition Reorganization towards 
my intentions ...
... and ran into same problems as before !!!

Super Grub Disk saved my day this time. ;-D

What happened ?

After hda1 and hda3 I had an extended partition filling 
the rest of the HDD. Copied hda3 into this extended 
partition and got it as hda5.

Shutdown and reboot with "ESC" to change GRUB to 
start with Ubuntu in this new sda5 and adjusted menu.lst 
and fstab accordingly. Changed the background to see 
any differences and rebooted without any problems ! ;-)

Shutdown and reboot with GParted CD, erased hda3 and 
rebooted again ...
... with Error 17: ...
... ESC didn't work !?

Now I used S.G.D. to do its job and after that the system 
booted properly as ever again !!!

OK, for me is this part of the job done and finished luckily.
Unfortunately I am unable to say where I made my mistake.

May be one of the experts may find and give respective 
feedback and suggestions !?

TIA for your efforts and cheers, svobi

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