UEFI and grub2
Hermann J. Beckers
hjb-news at onlinehome.de
Sun Jul 31 10:37:17 UTC 2011
Am Sunday, 31. July 2011 schrieb Goh Lip:
Thanks for your prompt reply.
> Some questions..
> o When installing ubuntu, did you set the /boot partition to that sda2,
> not sda1 which is actually "boot-grub" which we are not supposed to touch.
No, as you guessed right, its on the same partition as /.
fdisk -l from the new computer:
Disk /dev/sda: 1000.2 GB, 1000204886016 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 121601 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x5ac84f54
Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 * 1 13 102400 7 HPFS/NTFS
Partition 1 does not end on cylinder boundary.
/dev/sda2 13 26237 210645278+ 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda3 26238 28044 14514727+ 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda4 28045 31692 29296641 5 Extended
/dev/sda5 28045 31692 29296640 83 Linux
> o /boot must be saperate from '/', which I think you have on sda5.
> If you reinstall Ubuntu and set /boot to sda2, you should still have
> your windows intact.
sda2 is the main windows partition. So grub puts its files there and the UEFI
loader gets them from there? And I point the bootloader installation still to
the root sector of partition 5?
Thanks for your help
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