boot problems after installing fedora 11
darkfena313 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 4 02:51:44 UTC 2009
On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 2:50 AM, Haneef Bashir <darkfena313 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 10:06 PM, Tom H <tomh0665 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 9:38 PM, Haneef Bashir wrote:
>>> i had installed ubuntu 9.10 on my hard drive then installed fedora 11.
>>> now i cant get into ubuntu and my computer boots right into fedora. i
>>> tried using super grub but up until now it hast worked. here is how i
>>> have my disk partitioned.
>>> Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
>>> /dev/sda1 * 1 3930 31567693+ 83 Linux
>>> /dev/sda2 3931 19457 124720627+ 5 Extended
>>> /dev/sda5 3931 4706 6233188+ 83 Linux
>>> /dev/sda6 4707 5473 6160896 83 Linux
>>> /dev/sda7 5474 5613 1124518+ 82 Linux swap / Solaris
>>> /dev/sda8 5614 19457 111201898+ 83 Linux
>>> sda1 is the home folder. sda5 is ubuntu and sda6 is fedora.
>> sda1 = /home
>> sda5 = / (KK)
>> sda6 = / (F11)
>> sda7 = swap
>> sda8 = ?
>> F11 will have installed and activated grub 1, which does not recognize
>> ext4. So if sda5 is an ext4 partition, grub 1 will not detect it.
>> (1) Try to chainload KK's grub 2. I think that you will need to use
>> "rootnoverify" rather than "root".
>> rootnoverify (hd0,4)
>> chainloader +1
>> (2) Run
>> yum install grub2
>> to install grub 2 on your F11 partition.
> i thought that might be the problem but during install i chose ext3 as
> the format for the drive so there wouldn't be any compatibility
> issues. ill try installing grub 2
sda8 is just for saving big files
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