[xubuntu-users] zapped boot info
comptekki at gmail.com
Thu May 8 14:07:12 UTC 2014
On Thu, May 8, 2014 at 2:20 AM, blind Pete <0123peter at gmail.com> wrote:
> Wes James wrote:
> > On Wed, May 7, 2014 at 8:48 PM, Wes James
> > <comptekki at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> I have a mac pro (2010?) that is set up with xubuntu 12.04. The first
> >> disk in the system has windows, the second has os X and xubuntu / and
> >> swap
> >> partitions. The user upgraded to maveriks, but now when the system
> >> you can see Windows, Xubuntu and OS X in the refit boot menu. When you
> >> select Xubuntu, it boots in to windows. I booted from the super grub
> >> disk ( http://www.supergrubdisk.org/ ) and can select the Xubuntu
> >> and
> >> it boots fine. I've looked in gparted to see where the boot loader
> >> have been for xubuntu, but I can't tell. There is a /boot folder so I
> >> think the system was partitioned in to / and swap only. Any suggestions
> >> on
> >> getting xubuntu booting again. I've tried update-grub2, but that
> >> help. I've looked at using the grub-install, but I'm not sure what
> >> parameters I'd use to run it. I tried:
> >> sudo grub-install /dev/sda
> >> but it says it can't do that on a GPT partition. Same with /dev/sdb.
> > I just found this and will try it tomorrow:
> > https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Boot-Repair
> > thanks
> Booting can be a bit mysterious. Is EFI involved?
> Can you reconfigure rEFIt? (I think that EFI is involved.)
> You might find more traffic, and answers, on a general
> Ubuntu group rather than a specific Xubuntu group.
> The desktop is not part of the problem.
> blind Pete
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