I successfully Restored Grub Boot-loader But It Doesn't Work.

Jordon Bedwell jordon at envygeeks.com
Tue Nov 2 05:18:44 UTC 2010

On 11/02/2010 12:14 AM, Goh Lip wrote:
>> I have successfully re-installed grub boot loader from the Internet link
>> that was sent to me, but the only item that will boot is the first one
>> in the list. Which is the Ubuntu.
>> None of the other items in the boot list will work. Windows, Memory
>> Test, The previous kernal, or any of the safe boot list items will work.
>> I am not very experienced with Ubuntu, and would appreciate any help I
>> can get.
>> Thanks in advance;
>> Stephen Oulton
> Steven, we know you are new to the list, but please do not hijack any 
> thread; reply to the subject thread at hand and not to any other message 
> subject. For new subjects, please start a new thread, ie at thunderbird, 
> "write".
> Now, to answer your question, at a terminal type
> sudo grub-install dev/sda
> Regards - Goh Lip

How do you know it's sda?  That would fail hard on my computer.

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