Dualboot with Truecrypted Win7 and Ubuntu 10.04(ext4)

Karl Larsen klarsen1 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 12 12:55:11 UTC 2010

On 10/12/2010 03:46 AM, Nicolas Kopp wrote:
> Hey everyone,
> I have got the following partition setup:
> http://h-3.abload.de/img/bildschirmfotonh0f.png
> where sda2 is a fully crypted windows and sda5 a not crypted ubuntu
> installation. Truecrypt bootloader overwrote Grub2, which I knew before,
> but unfortunaly I'm now quite unsure how to fix my boot setup in a way
> that will work. When I now start up, truecrypt bootloader shows up and I'm
> able to boot Windows with no problems. I've read Grub1 is able to
> chainload Truecrypt, but is not able to handle ext4 out of the Box.
> Another way would be to install grub2 to sda5 (if possible) and then
> access grub2 bei pressing ESC in the Truecrypt bootloader. I'm not that
> expreienced with Ubuntu and Grub and I've read many that sometimes
> contradict. It would be very nice if someone could have a look on my
> partition setup and give a short setp-by-step tutorial how to set up a
> proper dualboot-loader.
> greetings
> Nicolas
         Try this first. In your Ubuntu open a terminal and type sudo 
update-grub and then see if you can boot up your windows. It should work...

73 Karl


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