Posts with the tag Grub

Boot Info Script

T get the boot_info_script, run:

cd ~/Downloads
wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/bootinfoscript/files/bootinfoscript/0.55/boot_info_script055.sh/download -O boot_info_script.sh

To execute the boot_info_script and thus get information about your bootable partitions etc., run:

sudo bash ~/Downloads/boot_info_script.sh

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Grub2: Permanently add `noapic` to the Boot Parameters

Edit the grub defaults file:

sudo gedit /etc/default/grub

and add noapic to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT. Afterwards run sudo update-grub2 to recreate the list of boot entries (including the noapic option).

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Solve Boot Problems: The Kernel Did Not Find the Root Partition Using its UUID

On startup the system hung because the root UUID was not found. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=9020811#post9020811

So when I ran sudo blkid — executed from a live cd — it didn't show the root partition (all other partitions UUIDs were listed).

But tune2fs showed me its UUID

sudo tune2fs -l /dev/sda2

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Upgrade to grub2 on Ubuntu karmic

http://grub.enbug.org/Grub2LiveCdInstallGuide
http://everflux.de/ubuntu-jaunty-zu-karmic-koala-update-1390/
http://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/Grub_2
http://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/GRUB_2/Konfiguration

After your system was upgraded from Ubuntu jaunty 9.04 to karmic 9.10 you still have grub1.5 on your HDD. To replace it with grub2 do

sudo apt-get install grub2
sudo upgrade-from-grub-legacy
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Problems with Grub after Reinstallation

Grub wouldn't boot after a reinstallation on my system.

Workaround to be able to boot: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=8292225#post8292225

This fix worked: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/grub2/+bug/391044 (comment 14)

sudo gedit /usr/lib/grub/grub-mkconfig_lib

Remove the lines 170 - 175 in the file grub-mkconfig_lib:

# If there's a filesystem UUID that GRUB is capable of identifying,...

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