[xubuntu-users] harddisk failure, or Xubuntu refuses to load

Liviu Andronic landronimirc at gmail.com
Sun Jul 15 20:40:22 UTC 2012

On Sun, Jul 15, 2012 at 10:06 PM, Ryan Gauger <rtgkid at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello. This once happened to my dad. An expert came to look at his computer,
> and it was a hard drive failure. I suppose this is most-likely the issue you
> have, unless you have Windows Vista installed on the same hard drive. Then,
> it would definitely not be a hard drive failure. To make sure, I would try
> re-installing Xubuntu, or try to figure out if this is a boot loader issue.
> If this is a problem or error with the boot loader, this can probably be
> fixed by just re-installing GRUB (or whatever boot loader you have). I hope
> this helps!
Thanks for the suggestions. After changing the BIOS option Xubuntu
loads so I'm happy about this. (And I'll likely reinstall Xubuntu some
other time.) But I'm still unsure what to do about the damaged


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