Ubuntu Making sure tftpd-hpa obeys tftpd.rules so WinPE can boot off PXE

For those who are trying to boot WinPE, you know that the boot loader uses "\" as a path separator in TFTP requests. So your pxeboot.n12 will be found, but not your \Boot\boot.ini or \Boot\boot.wim or any other file. tftpd-hpa supports rewriting requests, and most FAQs on the Web refer to ...

RDM 4.40 64-bit Windows Native Install hang loading WinPE

If you get a hang during 64-bit Windows Native Install task when it gets to the point of trying to boot WinPE, and your target system is an xSeries 3800, 3850, 3950, or 3950 E, the cause may be BIOS related. For these systems, please use the BIOS builds listed in the RDM 4.40 Compatibility Guide. We ...

One computer refuses to work with Syslinux

Sorry if I've posted this in the wrong Forum, but I can't find a Syslinux Forum here.I have three computers that I have tried to run Syslinux on.My desktop, my EeePC notebook and my Samsung Q1 UMPC (Tablet PC).I haven't had any problems with the first two.When I try to boot/load Syslinux on my Q1, i ...

Booting WinPE from Linux

Well i have this scenario in which i have to try and boot into WinPE from GRUB.The scenario is thus:I have booted into a small Linux via DHCP and TFTP. In this Linux i will have to create partitions (say NTFS or ext2 etc), then put in the required WinPE files into some partition (which would be NTFS ...

Unable to boot into ubuntu.

Unable to boot into ubuntu,getting grub screen.Boot Info Script 0.55 dated February 15th, 2010 ============================= Boot Info Summary: ===============================> Grub 2 is installed in the MBR of /dev/sda and looks on the same drive in partition #1 for /boot/grub.=> Syslinux is ...

Ubuntu Where are boot log files and how I can see those?

Thanks for looking into this problem.Here is my situation:I was used to have a functional and problem free Karmic but it died about two weeks ago - just refused to boot and I even can not boot with Karmick Live CD. It all started when my system crashed using Win7 (more than couple of times in a shor ...

how to fix ubuntu boot (no such partition:rescue grub>)

then my computer starts black window opens error : no such partitiongrub rescue>I need help .I am new in linuxBoot Info Script 0.55 dated February 15th, 2010 ============================= Boot Info Summary: ===============================> Grub 2 is installed in the MBR of /dev/sda and looks o ...

Ubuntu Lucid will install but not boot.

I have tried 7 times to install Ubuntu Lucid from LiveCD and a USB-HDD image of that, onto a new PC with 2.5" m-SATA HDD. Installation proceeds smoothly, but it will not boot. Early messages (too quick to follow) suggest failure to mount /dev (?). This system will support WinXP (which I don't w ...

Ubuntu Another noob with Dual boot issues

First time posting here and first time using Linux.I like the look of Linux and it seems pretty easy to use although I seem to have a steep learning curve but nothing I cant handle.I recently bought a second hand laptop for a cnc project and I have installed Ubuntu 10.0.4 which comes preloaded with ...

Ubuntu Netbook 10.10 flash won't boot

I've been trying to boot 10.10 on my new Acer D260 and my daughter's older 8.9" Acer. On both machines, I get a line or three at the start of the boot processSYSLINUX 4.02 2010-07-21 ...(truncated for brevity) and then nothing. I've tried re-writing the flash drive many times, tried downloading ...

Trying to install ubuntu no boot menu and all messed up

I really want to use ubuntu but at first when I installed the boot menu didn't show up my computer would boot straight to XP. I tried to follow some forums and fix it myself now I get the out of disk error. Here is my results from boot info script. I know I have to mount linux to sda but everytime I ...

Ubuntu Cant Boot Azuz Eee PC1015

My first attempt at seeking help has not been very successful. Probably to much of a narrative. If you want to know How I got in this mess see my first post.Machine: Asus Eee PC 1015What I know: I can't boot into anything but Live USBWhat I think: Win7 starter is still thereMint9 is lurking as wellV ...

Ubuntu 10.10 Problems - With Boot Info Results

So whenever I start my computer up after attempting to install 10.10 from a Live USB (from scratch) I go straight to grub recovery.Basically if i can just get everything back to before where i could run win7 i can just try reinstalling Ubuntu again from there that'd be awesome!Any help is greaattly ...

Windows 7 boot error 0xc0000225 after instal of Ubuntu 10.04

Ok, i really need help with this. this is teh story: i had windows 7 and ubuntu dual booted but then a problem with ubuntu caused me to reinstall it. at teh same time i wanted to change teh partitions so i used gparted while on teh live cd. after i installed ubuntu 10.04 i couldnt access my windows ...

analyse boot info script :) win7 32bit and kubuntu 10.04

I have a problem, as most probably (from what I saw on various forums) As for GRUB, because it pops up the message "No Such partition" (I wanted to highlight that in the BIOS set to LBA Disabled I do not know why but my Windows for some time only on UP's, and as the other systems)My System ...

Ubuntu GRUB ignored in multi-boot setup with Windows 7

My sister got a new netbook (Samsung N210) and asked me to install Ubuntu 10.04 Netbook Edition on it.The netbook had already Windows 7 and Phoenix Hyperspace (www.hyperspace.com (http://www.hyperspace.com)) installed so a triple-bootsetup was needed.Installation was easy: I used Windows Disk Manage ...

Ubuntu Boot failure after Grub

Sorry if this has already been covered. I did a search, but couldn't find anything on this particular problem.I have a triple boot system running Ubuntu, WinXP, and Win7.I had Ubuntu running fine on its own partition (sda1) but an upgrade from Karmic to Lucid turned it into a dog.So I tar-ed my /hom ...

Ubuntu How to Multi Boot the Easy Way With GRUB2

:) I was just talking with one of my friends and of course we're all looking forward to the upcoming release of Ubuntu Lucid Lynx LTS.My friend wants to resize Windows Vista and install Ubuntu Lucid Lynx after it in a dual boot configuration.After that he wants to be able to install other Linux dist ...

Ubuntu win7 is not working on dual boot

I used to have a win7 hp laptop. I decided to use ubuntu9.10. i installed it to my second drive (d:) after shrinking of c: drive to 100 gb. After installation of ubuntu, i try to boot win7 from grub screen, it goes to blue screen and restarting, not opening. But when i choose ubuntu, it is working p ...

Ubuntu Triple Boot Grub error

I had Ubuntu 9.10 and Windows 7 working perfectly. Then I decided to work on getting Snow Leopard working. I finally got Snow Leopard working, but when I went to reboot, I got the Grub Rescue prompt. Then I read somewhere that I should install Snow Leopard first, then Windows 7, then Ubuntu 9.10.I u ...

Ubuntu clear syslinux? clear bootable USB

i got a post at http://www.ubuntugeek.com/how-to-install-ubuntu-linux-from-usb-stick.html/comment-page-3#comment-17738on how to create a USB bootable UBUNTU for installation and it is working after i try.However, after syslinux -ma usb:, my usb is bootable. Now i wish to use my usb drive for my norm ...

Ubuntu Won't boot -- Bootinfoscript output

I have problem dealing with the ubuntu boot. I just can't boot into my Ubuntu. You can refer to this previous thread of mine here http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1792084&page=2... from a problem to another problem. I thought , everything are fixed , but then, after rebooted the computer ...

Ubuntu No boot after install of 10.04 to IDE hdd

I've been trying to put 10.04 on a 160GB IDE hard disk that I formatted for that purpose with 3 partitions 1 for Ubuntu, 1 for SWAP and 1 FAT for storing files I may copy from a Windows system.After rebooting after install from USB using unetbootin I get "Reboot and select proper boot device or ...

Ubuntu installed from USB, won't boot

I've been trying in vain to install Ubuntu 11.04 onto a brand new home server, using a bootable USB (created on Windows 7), since there's no CD drive.What I've been doing is booting from the USB stick, selecting install onto HD which takes me through the install process. The installation runs fine a ...

Unable to boot ubuntu "/sbin/init" Error

I tried booting to Ubuntu 11.04 like a regular day and boom got this error message....containing two lines... target file system doesnt have requested /sbin/initRun-init: /bin/sh: no such file or directoryI am also attaching the bootinfo script code Result :Please help..Found it on net that need to ...

Ubuntu boot problem

I got a serious problem , after istalling an old image of windows to a separate partition of my hard drive nothing boots.Here is the infomration needed , please help to make both windows and ubuntu to boot properly.thank you!# Boot Info Script 0.60 from 17 May 2011============================= Boot ...

Neither Windows XP or Ubuntu 10.10 will boot; No GRUB menu

So awhile ago I downloaded 10.4 and later, 10.10, but was too afraid to install them for fear of messing something up on my desktop. Well, I managed to get a cheap cable for the hecka old Dell laptop and successfully installed Bodhi Linux and UberStudent (both branches of Ubuntu, I believe), so I de ...

Error in dual boot Win 7 with Ubuntu 11.04

HiI'm really new in using Ubuntu and I already had Windows 7 installed in my machine and followed exactly how it's stated in this link on how to install ubuntu 11.04 and dual boot with Windows 7.http://www.linuxbsdos.com/2011/05/22/how-to-dual-boot-windows-7-and-ubuntu-11-04/Everything were been don ...

Ubuntu Boot problem after routine update

I am running Ubuntu 10.4.3 LTS on a netbook.I recently completed one of the routine updates on the "recommended" list of software.After restarting, the boot fails, and it goes into grub rescue>My problem appears to be different from other similar ones because Ido not have a dual boot sy ...

Unable to boot into ubuntu 10.10

I am unable to boot into ubuntu 10.10 all of a sudden, Please find the results attached belowBoot Info Script 0.60 from 17 May 2011============================= Boot Info Summary: ================================> Grub2 (v1.97-1.98) is installed in the MBR of /dev/sda and looks at sector 1 of the ...

Ubuntu 11.10 BusyBox on boot.

having same problem. in the morning i forced shutdown my ubuntu 11.10 and when i tried booting, it's showing grub menu in which if i select any option it comes to initramfs, busybox black screen. i am just using ubuntu from the last 15 days and have no idea how to solve this issue. I am attaching my ...

Ubuntu Help with 'Boot info script' results? Grub 2 alt iso install failed. RAID10

First off, before anything..I would just like to say how amazing this forum is and thank you all for how much info you all have directed me to. It's awesome! With that being said, here's my problem..I'm having tourble installing Grub 2 from the Ubuntu 11.10 alternate iso image. I'm currently on a 4 ...

ubuntu won't boot - need help interpreting RESULTS.txt file

My computer died on me one day and when I went to restart it, it would not boot.I'd seen this happen before so I knew to boot with the liveUSB and download/run the boot info script! So I did, using this:sudo bash ~/Desktop/boot_info_script*.sh and ended up with a results.txt file. Below are the resu ...

Ubuntu Help fixing grub- computer won't boot.

EDIT: Never mind, I was able to adapt commands from an old thread to fix it.Hi. I am trying to fix grub right now, which is not loading after I did a system restore through Clonezilla. I have tried to do a chroot into the filesystem, but I don't really know what I'm doing, so if anyone could please ...

Ubuntu Wrong mount points chosen during installation. How to change without new install.

after being very satisfied and happy with Ubuntu 10.10 I couldn't help but tell my friends of how much better and cleverer this OS is compared to MS with the result that some of my friends gave it a try. Unfortunately, one of them chose a wrong mounting point during the installation process (mixed u ...

Ubuntu Determining system partition during grub2 reinstall?

From my bootloader menu I choose the "wrong windows" and I got a big red error -message. I say "wrong windows vista", because this had happened me earlier. I knew that in my boot-loader menu there was one windows vista link that works fine and the other-one that causes the crash. ...

Ubuntu error: no such partition. grub rescue>

good folks, I'm having an 'error: no such partition. grub rescue>' after trying & failing to remove Kubuntu KDE and restoring my default Gnome. I was running 10.10 dual-boot with xp but everything started going south after trying to delete an 'unknown' partition via My Computer>Manage whic ...

grub directly loading ubuntu, not showing menu for other operating systems

I have installed ubuntu10.10 on my Dell laptop. I have windows Vista installed on it.When I start the machine, it directly boots to ubuntu. It does not show options to boot into windows. I have tried pressing ESC while starting but no use.I have gone through posts and found one similar post instaled ...

Ubuntu Grub Rescue: no such device

Hey, I've been having major trouble with my bootloader. I installed (through windows) the 10.10 wubi version of Ubuntu, and everything worked just fine when I first logged in, but after I ran updates, it updated my grub (probably to grub 2) and it asked me to check off which hard drives to put it on ...

Ubuntu Grub/Partition Problem After Crash

My netbook crashed after trying to save an open office document as an old word format... After forced reboot, I was faced with the Grub Rescue prompt. I tried going through the actions recommended by Ubuntu Documentation - specifically what to do in Grub Rescue Mode - but kept getting "Unknown ...

Ubuntu Problem with grub

My netbook recently crashed while trying to save an open office doc in an old word format. After forcing a reboot, I got the Grub rescue prompt. I tried going through the Grub rescue mode commands in the Ubuntu documentation, but kept getting "Unknown filesystem". After running Boot Info S ...

SUSE dvd on LENOVO IDEAPAD S10e USB installation Recovery

I have an installation from USB/DVD issue, I would really appreciate some guidance on this!Setup:1. Desktop running WinXP2. Lenovo S10e netbook running Win7RC1 (just expired.) no DVD drive.3. 1 DVD by Novell and Lenovo with "SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10(For recovery select Restore System fr ...

Ubuntu grub rescue

I just installed ubuntu via liveCD and configured it to run in dual boot mode with windows XPI have installed XP and Ubuntu on different drives. However when I now take out the liveCD I do not see the bootloader menu which lets me chose between ubuntu and xp but rather I get an errorerror> no suc ...

Ubuntu Error: no such disk

So I'm trying to install 9.10 on my computer and the installation seems to go without a hitch until I reboot and get this message:GRUB Loading...error: no such diskgrub rescue >I try typing ls and nothing shows up, ls / says that it doesn't exist. I've looked at the other threads about this and n ...

install issue with old notebook.

I have an old nec versa 4050H laptop. P-90 with 40megs ram, 2 gig hdd. This is the 3rd time I have tried to install linux. I am trying Xububtu because of my specs. I am new to linux but am very used to M$ windows platforms. I can put win95 on it but would like to try linux again. I have to switch to ...

XP PXE install with Linux

I've been trying to install XP using PXE for the last few days without much luck. I have the i386 folder on a Linux server, I've been using this guide but havent been able to make much sense of it in places PXE Network - Linux Based - Boot winpe from the net. Does anyone know of a clearer guide or c ...

Ubuntu Infamous Kernel panic

I am a novice but love linux. I'd rather find a resolve than abandon.My system recently presented me with "kernel panic - unable to sync etc etc' message. I've googled and the simplest path seems too be re-install. Is there any other way.I can't access the Grub menu to try a repair...when I pre ...

Ubuntu error: hd0 msdos1 read error

When booting up, I'm given an error message, "hd0,msdos1 read error" and a grub-rescue> prompt. I've run the boot info script in a LiveCD session, but I'm not sure how to interpret the results below. Where do I go from here?Boot Info Script 0.55 dated February 15th, 2010 =============== ...

Ubuntu grub rescue - file not found

Boot Info Script 0.55 dated February 15th, 2010 ============================= Boot Info Summary: ===============================> Grub 2 is installed in the MBR of /dev/sda and looks on the same drive in partition #2 for (,msdos2)/boot/grub.=> Syslinux is installed in the MBR of /dev/sdbsda1: ...

Ubuntu wubi update to 10.10 stuck at grub rescue and cant locate impotant data

So here's my story...Dell Inspiron E1405 - 160 GB drive with 2 partitions - I think only 1 partition was used for windows and ubuntuUsed wubi to install 10.04 - both XPP and 10.04 worked fine after repairing the XP installMy boyfriend used Referencer (.reflib) in Ubuntu 10.04 to organize and tag abo ...