Upgrading Dual Boot System with Complications

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Wed Oct 15 12:34:45 UTC 2008

drew einhorn wrote:

>> For the life of me, I can't actually see a question in here...
> It does not boot off the new disk.  The MBR is screwed up.
> How do I fix the MBR on the new disk?

Oh!  That's easy.  
- Boot off an Ubuntu LiveCD
- Mount the Ubuntu partition as /mnt
- In a terminal "sudo grub-install --root-directory=/mnt /dev/sda" (or
whatever your new disk is called).

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