Dual Boot XP/Ubuntu--Loading Grub, Error 5

Hello, I'm pretty noobish so I wanted to dual boot XP with Hardy Heron and I already had XP on my PC so I set up the partitioning and dual boot properties in the install of Ubuntu and everything worked awesome for a couple weeks, then all of a sudden, on boot up before it would show the OS's to choo ...

Ubuntu Loading GRUB, please wait - error 21

I recently formated my D: drive(secondary, consisted of fedora) with partition magic, after which I installed Ubuntu onto it via wubi. Now, the problem is that whenever I try to start my box it says the following:"Loading GRUB, please wait.Error 21"I even tried taking away the second hardd ...

Ubuntu Loading Grub

I have just installed 9.10 (dual boot) and the install went fine.I rebooted several times with Ubuntu starting fine each time.I then booted windows which also went OK after windows had initiated some chkdsk runs.I then tried to reboot and the system seems to hang at 'Loading Grub'.My suspicion here ...

Ubuntu installed now PC wont boot: Loading GRUB error 17

please somebody help me. im very new to this. i went through the whole install process and created a new partition with freespace in the installer. (i have one HDD)now when i boot up it says loading GRUB error 17i cant work out how to do anything but but boot the live CDi cant afford to lose my wind ...

Ubuntu Loading GRUB.... grub error 18...help

friends i have ->SUSE proffesional 9 and WIN XP (dual boot)i->ntel pentium-4 machine->128MB of RAM which was working fine. After hearing about xbuntu (that it can run in low end machine) i downloaded and installed it on my system. All was fine except the slow speed. *The main problem occurr ...

Ubuntu Error 2 loading grub

I installed 9.10 but after the first boot while loading grub 1.5 it says Error 2.When I boot again with live CD I see that /boot/grub/menu.lst is blank.Please help ...

Error loading grub 1.5

I am a relative newbie to Linux and I recently installed ubuntu 7.04 on my desktop which already had windows XP installed. I decided to get rid of it and simple deleted the Linux partition while in windows XP. After I rebooted I got the error message "Error loading grub 1.5..." now I'm stu ...

problem loading grub!

Seems im having problem while loading grub .My computer had windows vista and i had installed ubuntu 8.10 .One fine day i tried partitioning the 10GB space allocated for linux.It showed some error message.The next time i restartedmy computerit shows:Grub loading stage1.5Error 22Now,when i tried rein ...

SuSE 9.1 XP Dual boot issue… Hung at < loading Grub >

SuSE 9.1 XP Dual boot issue… Hung at < loading Grub >I installed XP first (as usual because MS does not like to play with the other kids on the block) then loaded SuSE 9.1 Pro.All looked good except when I restarted the system it will go through POST, then hangs on < loading Grub >I tri ...

HELP!!! my laptop is beeping while loading windows files...

hi! guys.. i need some help here.... u know what.. my laptop is beeping while loading windows files.. but unfortunately after the loading is done it will goes through and the beeps is gone too...i couldn't diagnose it whether its the memory or the video...cause everything is fine... i just to find o ...

Minecraft 1.5_01 Server lag - slow chunk loading on Ubuntu 11.04

was running a minecraft server on Ubuntu 10.10 and everything was fine. After updating the server to Ubuntu 11.04 I am now getting exponential lag whenever someone connects to the minecraft server, making it unplayable. This is very strange as I have setup it up exactly the way it was working before ...

It is hanging up at loading in Ubuntu 10.10

Good afternoon.It is hanging up at loading in Ubuntu 10.10 (after OS choice menu) because of USB-hard disk with volume 640GB,Transcend, so hanging up at loading Ubuntu from DVD, the problem is solved switching-off USB-HDD at loading and switching-on at appearance desktop in Ubuntu.I think that it is ...

blank screen while loading up ubuntu

I have problem with getting the latest Ubuntu Server Edition 9.10 (64 bits) to run on my PC. After success with the installation, I then tried to install ubuntu-desktop package that allows me to use the GUI rather than using the command line. This is what i typed in in the command line (I got this c ...

It is hanging up at loading in Ubuntu 10.10

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1627170I am quoting:It is hanging up at loading in Ubuntu 10.10 (after OS choice menu) because of USB-hard disk with volume 640GB,Transcend, so hanging up at loading Ubuntu from DVD, the problem is solved disconnect USB-HDD at loading and connect at appearanc ...

Resolution for iMac G3 [tray loading] running Ubuntu 7.04 is very low [512 X 384]

Resolution for iMac G3 [tray loading] running Ubuntu 7.04 is very low [512 X 384] and the option to higher resolution is not available. Card info as shown by OS 8:Card Type - DisplayCard Name - ATY, Rage IIC_C or llC_CModel - ATY, GT-Bc- How can this be fixed? - Would this require new display driver ...

Ubuntu Boot error just after loading GRUB

After trying various versions of Fedora, I tried Ubuntu 9.04 (64-bits) and I am very pleased with it.Only, during the boot process, just after GRUB, the following error message is shown. The boot process is running normally after the message and the system is running smooth:pnp 00:03: can't evaluate ...

Ubuntu Error 2 loading grub at stage 1.5.

I have 250GB hard drive inside and 250GB external hard drive. I had windows vista installed on my computer, and then i decided, to install ubuntu too. I hardly installed it,( in partitioning, i used guided end selected my external drive). But now i cant boot windows or ubuntu. i can only use ubuntu ...

Ubuntu Blank screen after loading GRUB

I've noticed other threads about the screen going blank but none of them are close to my symptoms so I thought of starting a new thread. If I've missed any of the solutions that are relevant I am really sorry.Anyway, I'm new to linux so please bear with me. I downloaded the live cd (Ubuntu 7.04) and ...

Ubuntu Problem loading GRUB

So I had windows XP pro and ubuntu on dual boot, then i just straight-up deleted the ubuntu partition using PartitionMagic (of course i backed up my stuff first). After rebooting, i get a black screen with "Press any key to boot from CD.....GRUB loading stage1.5. GRUB loading, please wait... Er ...

Ubuntu Computer restarting when loading GRUB

Hello. Finally have some spare time on my hands and instead of wasting it on MMO's I decided I'd give Ubuntu another go.First things first, my system setup:Asrock ALiveNF5-VSTA moboAMD Athlon 64 x2 5600+ (socket AM2)Nvidia Geforce 8800GTS2GB RAM (DDR2 667 dual channel mode)2x 250GB SATAII in RAID 0 ...

Ubuntu not loading -- GRUB Error 15

I am having a problem with loading Ubuntu Linux in my dual-boot machine, wherein Windows Server gets loaded without a problem. To sum up the issue: my machine has 3 HDDs with Windows on the first and Ubuntu on the second drive...the third drive being used under Ubuntu ....last week I was trying to c ...

Ubuntu Loading Grub 1.5 Error 21

I recently received the Jaunty Jackalope CD from Canonical and promptly tried to load it in my Sony Vaio Laptop which had Pre loaded Vista in it. In the process I screwed up my MBR and all I could see was Error 21. My laptop was neither booting Vista nor Ubuntu. It took two days for me to be back to ...

Ubuntu Error loading GRUB

On my computer I Triple-Boot Vista, XP and Ubuntu. Using Vista I have delete XP Partition. Now, when I switch on my computer I get a GRUB error. I think that has happened because ubuntu partition number has changed from the third partition to the second partition.I tried to fix it using the LiveCD. ...

Ubuntu Live CD does not seem to be loading Grub

Please help, I am new to ubuntu and am trying to create a dual boot system. I currently have a 250 Gb HD with XP only on it. I followed the Live CD install of 8.04 and all when fine. Ubuntu resized the hard drive half and half (xp and ubuntu)and ran the install completely then requested the reboot a ...

Ubuntu Error 2 when loading GRUB

Ok, in my computer, I have 2 hard drives. One is 120gb and has XP. The other is 20gb and has Ubuntu. When I set Ubuntu up, it configured GRUB so that I could boot either XP or Ubuntu from it. Today I created a new 30gb partition on my 120gb hard drive, and installed Windows 7 Beta on it (Which I'm u ...

Fresh install, Ubuntu not loading -- GRUB problem?

so I've used Ubuntu quite a bit in the past, but I ditched it for a while and now I wanted to install the new 8.10, so I did.The only OS that I'm primarily using is Windows XP.After installing Ubuntu just now, my comp boots directly to WinXP without even showing the GRUB screen.I believe this is bec ...

Ubuntu Not loading Grub - No Errors ?

I've swapped my hard drive into a different PC, When i booted it up I went straight into the GRUB Command Line Interface.I tried the following to fix:grub> find /boot/grub/stage1(hd0,2)grub> root (hd0,2)grub> setup (hd0)Checking if "/boot/grub/stage1" exists... yesChecking if ...

Installed Ubuntu 9.10 64-bit on Windows 7 64-bit system, Locks up loading grub

At the suggestion of the person who replied to my earlier post, I've moved this to a new thread after slapping my forehead loudly.My system originally had Windows XP set up to dual boot with Kubuntu. Then I installed Vista (this was a while back) and wound up using SuperGrub to get Windows Vista boo ...

Ubuntu Server w/ RAID not loading GRUB on Startup

After a fresh install of Ubuntu Server I get the error " No bootable device -- insert disk and press any key "If I put the live CD in and select "Boot from first hard drive" Grub loads and everything comes up as expected. But I cant seem to get the system to boot directly to the ...

Grub not loading on Ubuntu jaunty. Showing "grub>" promt

I have Ubuntu 9.04 installed on my laptop. It was working fine till yesterday, but now when i switched on my laptop I am getting an error.It throws a grub> promt.Earlier it was saying "Error 15".Grub is not getting loaded. I went through some of the forums but could not get a fix./dev/s ...

Ubuntu problem loading grub

everyone and thanks 4 being herei am running XP and ubuntu 8.04 on an old dell optiplex 512mB RAM, 2 internal 80 gB HDds. First HD has 20 gB windows, then a small boot partition, then 20 gB /home, the rest is ntfs storage. Second HD has 2 gB windows swap, 2 gB linux swap, 20 gB linux /, the rest is ...

Ubuntu not loading grub boot loader

i installed ubuntu 7.04 feisty. im multibooting with xp on it own partition. the instalation went fine and asked me to reboot. i took out the cd rom and rebooted. it then rebooted directly into xp not even loading the bootloader.if anyone knows why this is happening and how to fix it, please.thanx i ...

Ubuntu Error 5 loading GRUB

I was helping a friend install a dual boot with Feisty and XP and everything went fine during the installation. After the installation we did a reboot and got an error 5 just as the GRUB was loading. There were no other details and I don't know what an error 5 is so I don't know how to help. Right n ...

Grub not loading after Ubuntu install

I install Ubuntu Ultimate Gamers (http://ubuntusoftware.info/ultimate/index.html).after installation, I rebooted my PC and grub would not load.My PC boots directly to Windows. I they a way I can fix this using windows.I have no excess to Ubuntu since my PC won't boot to Ubuntu.Please help me someone ...

Grub not loading after Ubuntu 6.10 install

I've tried to install Ubuntu before on this machine,but had the same error with Dapper Drake. II thought I'd give it another shot with the latest Ubuntu, Edgy.Essentially, everything goes fine during the install. But on reboot, Grub doesn't show up on the screen and the machine boots straight to Win ...

Ubuntu 10.10 starts loading Grub but fails

I'm running 10.10 on a Compaq Presario M2000 laptop and when I boot the laptop I have to choose which kernel I want to run.GNU GRUB version 1.98+20100804-5ubuntu3Ubuntu, with Linux 2.6.35-28-genericUbuntu, with Linux 2.6.35-28-generic (recovery mode)Ubuntu, with Linux 2.6.35-22-genericUbuntu, with L ...

Ubuntu Dual Boot problems not loading GRUB

Hijust finished installing XPfirstly i gave some unallocated space by using gpartedinstalled XP on the unallocated spacethen i ran it and it automatically boots into windows without even giving me the option to boot Ubuntuhow do i fix this?thx ...

Ubuntu Problems Loading Grub Bootloader

I'm havina a big problem with my desktop computer. Yesterday, when I was was starting my computer, the Ubuntu loader froze and I had to press the reset button on my box, and once it restarted I had not boot loader. I tried restarting several times and same thing. The bios loads, and right after it j ...

Ubuntu helppppppp computer not loading grub

i have formated the linux paration and now after i have done reset to the computer i am getting a grub error 22 and the windows doesnt load how could i fix it pls help ...

Ubuntu Help loading GRUB

Hello....a couple of days ago I downloaded the KDE desktop because I wanted to compare it with Gnome, all was working fine until last night when I shut down, instead of the Gnome shutdown screen coming up, the KDE screen shutdown came up, this had never happened before ;) Anyway when I tried to to s ...

Ubuntu error loading grub

i get a error message every time i go to boot my system. ERROR 17, after the GRUB fails to load. help please! ...

Ubuntu MBR error loading GRUB on Dell Latitude D800

I had partitioned my D800 into various configurations and found that whatever I do, I run into problems with my /dev/hda MBR. The Latitude has a 40 gig HD. I had broken it up into approximately 1.5gig swap area, a 12gig BSD partition, a 10gig windoze NTFS partition, and a 12gig logical partition wit ...

Ubuntu Screen Free on Alternative Text Install On Loading Grub

I've followed some advice and decided to install 6.06 using the Alternative CD with a text based install.I've setup RAID 0 using the instructions from this forum on www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=193434.The screen freezes when running the Grub during the install process. I've set up the parti ...

Stuck On Loading Screen (Ubuntu 11.04)

Hi...another issue. :P Ubuntu is stuck on the loading screen and doesn't go beyond that. The only way I'm able to get into it is by accessing what I guess is Ubuntu's "safe mode" (where I am now).If this helps at all: I got into the menu that allows for this safe mode to run and ran some r ...

Grub\ubuntu\vista issues :\

all, I have a rather weird problem, probably caused by myself and not knowing that much about linux.First off, I have a system running Vista, I use two harddrives running in sata raid. (dont know what mode, but the mode that gives me better speed)I tried in vain to make a dual boot of it, with xp, a ...

Huge problem with grub/Ubuntu 10.04

Ok.. I wasted 6 hours on getting ubuntu to work and I have done lots of thing.. but now I need HELP!!!!Here is what I have done!0) I have a dual core intel processor with IDE hard drive and IDE cdromThe motherboard only has a single slot for ide drive. Hard drive is master (set with jumpers) and the ...

Vista SP1 wipes out grub/ubuntu on load

It's really weird, but:I've installed Ubuntu (8.04) and on the first load got Grub screen with two Vistas listed.If I select either of those, vista starts loading its system restore procedure, which end us displaying huge red ERROR word in some sort of broken window. And, of course, it dies.Rebootin ...

Update broke Grub, Ubuntu

Ubuntu commit suicide again :/I installed Alpha 3 from a CD, changed a couple preferences, then ran the update manager which downloaded an innocent-sounding 27 megs of updates. The end result of this was a murder-suicide: Ubuntu broke grub and then broke itself.Now, on boot, grub does not display a ...

Ubuntu Error 2 loading GRUB

This is a clean HD, no other Os than UB 7.10, at a loss.. If I boot from CD I ran EFSCK to check HD, even under GUI I checked to see if it and had and repair any errors.. Still locks up.. I left the install running and went to bed after I saw 30 % plus still churning away.. I had posted earlier how ...

Install GRUB + Ubuntu on 1TB Portable HDD

Recently, I bought a SeaGate Expansion 1TB portable HDD. Then, i decided that i would have a lot of extra space left over even after i put in all my files and backups into it. So, i decided to build LFS (Linux From Scratch) on it.Now, i have run into several problems.I have partitioned the drive so ...