Posts with the tag Grub

Boot Info Script

T get the boot_info_script, run:

cd ~/Downloads
wget -O

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

sudo bash ~/Downloads/



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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.

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

So I tried...

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Upgrade to grub2 on Ubuntu karmic

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:

This fix worked: (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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