a.rajat at gmail.com
Thu Feb 28 22:01:44 UTC 2008
No, the cd is in good condition and the system also realises that its a
bootable disc. Just that it freezes once I opt to boot from it.
Also, you are right its right now dual boot machine - as in the grub shows
entry to two operating system - one of them being beautiful the other not so
Do you reckon I need to do something with the mbr or something (i am just
On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 10:54 PM, Travis Smith <ts0384 at gmail.com> wrote:
> HI, is it a dual boot machine then? Is it freezing after it trys loading
> windows into setup or does it not recognize the xp disc at all? First I
> would check the condition of the disc; if its dirty or scratched. You
> shouldn't have to change anything with the ubuntu setup to boot off cd.
> On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 3:28 PM, Rajat <a.rajat at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > I have been using Ubuntu 7.10 for quite some time now and am extremely
> > happy with the performance. However working random things on Windows seems
> > inevitable.
> > There are some problems with my XP and I am trying to reinstall it.
> > However the system does not want to boot from the cd (original). It is
> > promprting for using keystroke and then stays idle for ages. Is there
> > anything that I need to change at the Ubuntu setup before installing
> > Windows?
> > Please do let me know as its kinda urgent and I need to get stuffs ready
> > in half a day's time.
> > Thanks a lot
> > Rajat
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