grub lost, please help

NoOp glgxg at
Wed Mar 26 15:16:23 UTC 2008

On 03/26/2008 01:24 AM, Donny George wrote:
> hello
> i had installed ubuntu 7.10  as dual boot with the already installed windows
> xp. ubuntu was installed perfectly. i also restarted and verified it. But
> suddenly now the grub is not coming. i am only a newcomer to linux environ.
> but i am wondering why this has happened when i have done no more changes to
> the system after i installed ubuntu.
> kindly help
> donny

1. Boot using a live CD, then change to a terminal window.
2. From the terminal window:

grub-install --recheck /dev/hda

or /dev sda for a SATA drive.


Note: substitute hdb or sdb if you are using your b drive for Ubuntu.


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