Ubuntu VirtualBox - Starting virtual machine causes host to reboot

First, some system information:-Computer-Motherboard : MA785GM-US2H (rev. 3.3)BIOS : F12AProcessor : 4x AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 B55 ProcessorMemory : 4055MBOperating System : Ubuntu 10.10 (64-Bit)-Version-Kernel : Linux 2.6.35-22-generic (x86_64)-Display-Resolution : 1600x900 pixelsOpenGL Renderer : AT ...

Ubuntu VirtualBox starting problem

I am trying to install VirtualBox, but it is showing some error likeVirtualBox kernel driver not installed. The vboxdrv kernel module was either not loaded or /dev/vboxdrv was not created for some reason. Please install the virtualbox-ose-modules package for your kernel, e.g. virtualbox-ose-modules- ...

Ubuntu not starting up!

Installed Ubuntu 10.04 three days ago.. Having problem in starting Ubuntu. When starting the computer, the GRUB menu is presented where I dual boot Windows and Ubuntu. After choosing Ubuntu (and pressing enter) a menu is presented for further boot options having different kernel versions. I choose t ...

Ubuntu Problems with GRUB || Startup Disk Creator doesn't work right

First, I'll describe the GRUB-problem, because it's much more important for me to get it fixed (since I have only Ubuntu on my laptop).History repeats itself...Yesterday I decided to try another distro in a dual-boot with Ubuntu 10.04. And I messed things up. :D While installing the other distro, I ...

Upgrade Ubuntu 10.04: Grub/Boot/Menu.lst Problem (Wrong Linux Kernel) Solved !

Upgrade Ubuntu 10.04: Grub/Boot/Menu.lst Problem (Wrong Linux Kernel) Solved !:PHope the below experience can help Grub/Boot/Menu.lst Upgrade Problems with Incorrect Kernels!BVRJohnny M!-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------See Thr ...

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 problem with grub !

Ok guys, here is my problem :first of all, I 've got 2 hard disks. one has a partition in ntfs with windows xp, and the other, has 2 partitions, 1 swap, 1 ext3 with ubuntu linux. yesterday, in my attempt to install gentoo, I 've made a mistake and deleted all the partitions I had made in my first di ...

Please help problem with ubuntu 3.10 grub 1.5

I am new to this forum as I have been looking for some help if anyone would be so kind to be able to help me. I will try to explain the situation but please forgive me if I do not use all the correct terminology as I have never had any dealings with ubuntu before.I recieved a PC I bought today that ...

Ubuntu used Super Grub to rewrite mbr, But still unable to boot windows xp

Having problems loading Win xp after installing ubuntu 7.10. Would hang on first blank text "starting" screen. Tried super grub to re write mbr but didn't work still couldn't get into windows and have to start ubuntu with super grub cd now. I noticed that my old windows part of the hard dr ...

Ubuntu HELP with grub loader

we i finish the first part of the ubuntu instalation it says rebooting into system. then it does and it says starting grub loader then error 21. any idea y it does that . i tried to reinstall it and i tired to install lilo but lilo kept failing to install? ...

Ubuntu Stuck on "grub>" screen. Can't "update-grub".

Well, I went ahead an installed a Windows 7 on another partition yesterday, thought I'd try out some game development programs and whatnot. It finished installing, I rebooted, and all I get is "Starting Windows"... what the... where's my grub dual boot screen that let's me choose which OS ...

Ubuntu 9.04 grub error :15 "menu.lst" is missing & kernel files missing

Ubuntu 9.04 grub error :15"menu.lst" is missing under /boot/grub/kernel files are missing(vmlinuz...)I've installed the grub by the following:grub>root (hd0,4)grub>setup (hd0)grub installed successfully......but if typegrub>bootthe message I'm getting is "Kernel must be loade ...

Ubuntu Boot without GRUB

I installed Ubuntu on my notebook (Lenovo 3000 N200) and as a result the DVDROM in the WinXP installation disappeared. After some search on the Web I found that the problem is in GRUB. There are solutions but they involve mucking around with MBR etc. which to me is rather scary.I was wondering if I ...

Ubuntu cannot install grub

I cannot get grub to reinstall on my computer. The situation at hand:I installed XP, fully configured the OS, installed Ubuntu, reboot, XP doesn't boot anymore.I tried various tweaks in the menu.lst file noted in other threads. Finally I used the XP cd to load the Recovery Console, run fixmbr and bo ...

Ubuntu loads into grub

all I'm very new to Ubuntu; linux for that matter. I've installed Ubuntu from my windows OS and thus have no CD. Now it appears that my menu.lst has disappeared or something...everytime I turn on the laptop it goes into the grub commandline.It shows me the[Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported ...

Win 7 / Ubuntu dual boot grub problem

I am using Windows 7 and Ubuntu on a Dell laptop. Both have worked perfectly until now. Yesterday some updates were made to the Windows 7 recovery partition. Afterwards, grub gave an error and would not boot. The error was something like "Grub can't find the character "x"... (with x b ...

Ubuntu Bootin with grub

am new with linux and i was just wondering how to boot ubuntu from a grub command line. Just in case. A no how to do windows but cant find any help with linux tht works.Im using ubuntu 8.10Linux kernel=2.6.27-11 ...

Ubuntu Use old grub.

I have just installed a second version of Ubuntu on my system. Iknow have a triple boot with Linpus linux, Ubuntu & another Ubuntu. My original grub for the first & main Ubuntu is on sda3, the new grubfor my second version of Ubuntu is on sda5 how do I return to using the grub from sda3 ?? ...

Ubuntu rEFIt vs. GRUB troubles?

So here's the problem: I had to reinstall Ubuntu because of an error in repartitioning. I'm running a MBP, triple booted with Windows XP, Ubuntu and Mac OS X Leopard. So, I reinstall Ubuntu, and stupid me I forget to change the install location of GRUB. So Ubuntu installs GRUB to hd0 (which, to the ...

Ubuntu Sabayon and GRUB Problem

Well I installed Sabayon, I liked it, and have used it before. When I installed it though, it seems it deleted my option to pick Ubuntu from the GRUB Loader. Any ideas on how to get this fixed? ...

I installed windows xp over ubuntu and lost grub.

I installed windows xp over ubuntu and lost grub. Now i m not able use any OS. How do i get GRUB back? I have Ubuntu 7.10 live cd. ...

Ubuntu virtualbox-ose-dkms

This is a complete newbie question and have no Ubuntu or VirtualBox experience, except that I have just installed Ubuntu 10.10 using VirtualBox 4.0.4.I am trying to set up a shared folder and cannot get past this step -ubuntu@ubuntu-VirtualBox:~$ VBoxManage sharedfolder add "Ubuntu Netbook 32 b ...

Ubuntu Frequently get grub rescue prompt, have to reinstall grub.

Hello, I hope you don't mind me jumping in. I'm having a similar issue. It first started a few nights ago, and after booting from the live cd and reading around, I saw it mentioned somewhere that it might help to update GRUB. I did this using sudo update-grub. This took care of the issue, with an un ...

ubuntu disappeared from grub after deleting old kernels

Hiplease help! Ubuntu disappeared from grub menu after I deleted the old kernels.Any idea? ...

Two ubuntu options on grub

After installing updates, I noticed I have two boot options for ubuntu on the grub menu, as well as two reovery options and windows. A little more digging and I found that I have two linux images in /boot, initrd.img-2.6.32-22-generic-pae and initrd.img-2.6.32-24-generic-pae. Running update-grub now ...

How to boot Ubuntu "automatically" (without GRUB)?

I would like to have "only one" operating system to be installed, and that's "Ubuntu".So as I have only one operating system installed, I "don't need" the GRUB boot-loader to appear at the computer start to choose an appropriate operating system.I want to achieve someth ...

Ubuntu changing the grub / boot.ini order

is there any way to change the boot order in Ubuntu for the grub loader? thanks :guitar:cdefa448621161481ae7f8a1bc3b1d0372111432 ...

Ubuntu Setting up grub to do this.

Hi, I have a gentoo system, and I use it a lot, however, sometimes I boot into ubuntu. I want grub to have an an option where it boots from ubuntu's grub. I loaded grub2 into /dev/sdb1, so my normal bootloader was untouched, I made grub boot into /dev/sdb1, by doing this:root (hd1,0)chainloader +1We ...

Ubuntu cleaning up grub menu after update...

ok, i updated my ubuntu and in grub menu it shows two ubuntuUbuntu, Linux 2.6.31-16-genericUbuntu, Linux 2.6.31-16-generic (recovery mode)Ubuntu, Linux 2.6.31-14-genericUbuntu, Linux 2.6.31-14-generic (recovery mode)Memory test (memtest86+)Memory test (memtest86+, serial console 115200)Windows 7 (lo ...

Ubuntu Virtualbox Snapshot Delete Issue...

So, here's what I did...I made a snapshot of my XP box... I was stuck with a 10 gig drive I made when I first set up the box, so, I decided to make a 20 gig drive. I added a new hard drive that was 20 gigs. I booted to a clonezilla ISO and cloned the 10 gig drive to the 20 gig drive, using expert mo ...

Ubuntu Fixing the Grub bootloader

I've just begun using Jaunty Jackalope, so I will need some fairly systematic help, please!Right now I am attempting to dual boot Vista and Jaunty. I've installed the Grub bootloader and have had no actual Ubuntu problems yet, which is nice.My problem is to do with Grub, as I, the human, have screwe ...

I Need Help, Dealing with Ubuntu/Virtualbox file Transfer

all, I'm brand new to the Forum, I'm glad to be a part of the Open Source OEs world, where Windows is only a condiment for the main entrée; Linux (Ubuntu 9 with GNOME).I'm not new to Linux, but I'm severely inexperienced. I just added Ubuntu to my Windows Vista computer; Dual Boot. I Installed Virt ...

Removing ubuntu and replacing grub?

I was quite happy with Gutsy and Hardy, so I installed Ubuntu 8.10 on this laptop to be dual-booted with Vista.I have 3 partitions. The first one having the Vista operating system, the second being formatted as NTFS and the last one was for Ubuntu 8.10. After I installed Ubuntu, I configured GRUB so ...

Ubuntu Editing the Grub

I have about 10 versions of Ubuntu in my grub.I don't know how I got all these versions but I would like to reduce them to something manageable. ...

Ubuntu Raid error? Grub not loading.

all, got a severe problem. Tried to install 8.10 on a computer of my girlfriend), with Vista onboard. Computer has 2HDDs and RAID. To install Ubuntu the boot partition of Vista (disk C) was shrinked (successfully) using gparted and the ubuntu was installed to the partition formed from all of the una ...

remove Ubuntu without breaking Grub

I have a laptop, with an 80Gb HD partitioned as follows:sda1 - 10Gb - Ubuntu - BOOT PARTITION, Grub reads /boot/grub from heresda3 - 49Gb - /home (in both Ubuntu and Fedora)sda4 - 13Gb - Fedorasda2 - 2.5Gb - SwapI like Ubuntu, but the time has come to remove it and use Fedora exclusively (fedora wor ...

Ubuntu Clean Up Grub - Dual Boot

I had an ubuntu desktop and have also installed XP on it. I now have the GRUB menu where I can choose installs, but I am a bit embarrassed to say that I had botched things, so had reinstalled ubuntu desktop. My grub menu is now quite crowded, as I have options for the reinstall of ubuntu desktop, xp ...

Ubuntu single os grub problems

guys. i have read a little about grub and am a total newbie here. i have installed ubuntu on a couple of old pcs before and fiddled around. i liked what i saw so i decided to migrate my main machine from xp to ubuntu 8.04 x64. live worked fine so i installed ubuntu and rebooted. grub loads and gives ...

Ubuntu Where does GRUB go?

I'm just curious... when you install dual-boot Ubuntu and Windows, does the Ubuntu Installer put GRUB on the Master Boot Record, or on the linux partition that Ubuntu lives on? ...

Ubuntu Problems with GRUB - other OS doesn't show (Linux newbie)

I am having some problems with my grub. My goal is to have a dual boot Lubuntu 10.10 and (streamlined, as much as possible) XP Pro on an older machine. I have a tiny bit of experience with Ubuntu as a single install, but that's all.Here is what I've done so far (in order):1. partition sda (80 MB) in ...

Can I Uninstall Ubuntu but Keep "Grub"

Can I uninstall Ubuntu but keep grub??the reason is that I have Ubuntu, Ubuntu Studio & Windows Vista .. so I want to keep vista, ubuntu studio and add the partition volume that currently has Ubuntu to Ubuntu Studio Partition but I'm concerned about "Grub" ...

Ubuntu Unknown filesystem: Grub rescue

I've deleted a Ubuntu partition and grub doens't work anymore.I get this messageUnknown filesystemgrub rescue >I've searched around and for solutions but these didn't worked for me.This is wat I've tried:Burned Super Grub Disk and tried to boot from CD and USB.Burned Ubuntu Live Disk and tried to ...

Ubuntu Urgent: Partition / Grub MBR Question - sdb ok?

Noob, first time installing Ubuntu.I have a question about creating disk partitions and where to put GRUB on a MBR, on a new dual boot Windows XP / Ubuntu install (Windows is already there).In Win XP 'Computer Management->Disk Management' it lists my 3 hard disks:Disk 0 - First Partition (C drive ...

Ubuntu Howto add GRUB to Windows 7 boot menu

Dual boot bcdedit (Windows 7 bootloader) into GRUBSo - it happened that I decided to run windows 7 on the first two partitions of my disk and Ubuntu 9.10 on the rest.After a neat and tidy windows install with everything working, I installed the Karmic Koala with everything working.. Booting back int ...

Ubuntu Dell d600 grub error 17 duel boot

Dell d600 1.6 pentium mobil bios a16 2gb ram 160gb hard drive win xp and ubuntu 9.04 grub fails error 17 after 10 trys I finally removed and installed in second laptop and all installed ok so what in the bios could be stopping grub?160gb hard drive hda1 ntfs 97.65gib 27.65bib used /win xp prohda3 ex ...

Ubuntu Messed up GRUB; need help.

I have a dual boot Ubuntu/XP PC. Ubuntu is 1st on the GRUB boot list & that HDD is also 1st boot in BIOS.So, here's what happened. I was given an external HDD that was formatted for Mac. I needed to reformat for NTFS. Somehow I couldn't do this in either Windows or Ubuntu using Gparted. So, I pu ...

Uninstalling ubuntu while keeping grub

I think there is a thread about this somewhere around here but I can't find it so I'm going to ask it myself (I actually found the thread but I can't find it again).Anyhow, I'm trying to uninstall Ubuntu and install XP and Fedora 10 on my laptop. This is my first time installing multiple OS for dual ...

Ubuntu, XP and Grub Problem

I have a problem with an installation on my brother's Dell Inspiron 1525. I have installed Ubuntu 8.10 on it and then shrunk the partition and created another partition on which I have installed XP. Don't ask why I did it this way round.......Anyway, I reinstalled grub after the XP install, but now ...

Ubuntu Getting the Grub Error 13: "Invalid or unsupported executable format"

I have two hard drives. On one is vista and other one is ubuntu 8.10. First of all the vista installation has overwritten my MBR.Because now i don't have the grub screen when booting up. Secondly, when i use the supergrub cd and manage to get the grub boot loader to show up. And try to boot inside u ...

Ubuntu Reinstalled Hardy; Grub won't boot Linux; error 18

I reinstalled Ubuntu 8.04 to fix some stuff I couldn't remember how to undo. I used the alternative CD because liveCD just won't work for my advanced computer. Everything appeared to reinstall just fine but when I rebooted, grub would start and get to the point where it said 'please wait', then say ...