[ubuntu-za] Hey guys

Hannes Coetzee scorpking at scorpking.za.org
Fri Feb 27 17:19:32 GMT 2009

Hi Daniel

I'm not sure what your drive problem was but GNU ddrescue 
(http://www.gnu.org/software/ddrescue/ddrescue.html) will copy almost 
anything. It is a lot better that dd and even ddrescue. The last drive I 
used it on did not mount, read with dd or ddrescue and I still managed 
to get everything of it (I lost only 275KB out of 20GB). Just something 
to keep in mind.


Daniel Auger wrote:
> Hi all
> I had some major drive problems so I reinstalled windows and I am now 
> reinstalling Linux on the 2nd partition.
> Everything seems to be going perfectly according to a tut I found on 
> the net. However I want to make sure the GRUB settings are correct.
> In the Ready to Install window, under "Migration Assistant" it 
> recognizes Windows xp, however there is a small tab at the bottom 
> saying "advanced"
> The install boot loader tab is checked, now in the device for boot 
> loader installation menu, it gives me 3 options
>    1. My actual 80 gig drive
>    2. the windows partition
>    3. the partition where linux is to be installed
> My question is, do i choose any of the above or do I leave it as 
> (hdo), and install Linux?
> Thanks, I appreciate the help
> Daniel

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