dual boot problem

pete smout psmouty at live.com
Mon Jul 8 09:26:18 UTC 2013

On 08/07/13 03:00, Philip Arnold wrote:
> On 07/07/2013 09:10 PM, squareyes wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I have an HP laptop with win 8 and Ubuntu 1304 AMD 64 bit desktop,
>> this morning I after a month of no use I tried this morning, to boot
>> win 8 from grub menu
>> and got
>> Error: can't find command 'drivemap'
>> Error: invalid EFI path
>> press any key to continue
>> This puts me back to the grub menu.
>> Last time I used this machine both systems were working fine. Ubuntu
>> 13.04 will boot and run ok
>> only need to fix video driver (amd radeon) but can live with that at
>> the moment.
>> I rarely use win 8, but would be handy if I could use it now and
>> again. If I re-install 13.04,
>> would this be likely to fix the problem?
>> Any advice would be very much appreciated,
>> many thanks in advance.
>> Take care
>> Winton
> Square eyes ; i have had problems dual booting various windows OS &
> Ubuntu. Never had windows 8 but Try downloading  Boot Repair Disk from
> Source Forge and burn it to Disk and run it it saved me grief many times
> !. Hope this helps.  Philip


+1 for boot repair disk

Saved me on countless occasions!


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