On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 4:51 AM, Haneef Bashir <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 2:50 AM, Haneef Bashir <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 10:06 PM, Tom H <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 9:38 PM, Haneef Bashir wrote:
>>>> i had installed ubuntu 9.10 on my hard drive then installed fedora 11.
>>>> now i cant get into ubuntu and my computer boots right into fedora. i
>>>> tried using super grub but up until now it hast worked. here is how i
>>>> have my disk partitioned.
>>>> Device Boot * * *Start * * * * End * * *Blocks * Id *System
>>>> /dev/sda1 * * * * * * * 1 * * * *3930 * *31567693+ *83 *Linux
>>>> /dev/sda2 * * * * * *3931 * * * 19457 * 124720627+ * 5 *Extended
>>>> /dev/sda5 * * * * * *3931 * * * *4706 * * 6233188+ *83 *Linux
>>>> /dev/sda6 * * * * * *4707 * * * *5473 * * 6160896 * 83 *Linux
>>>> /dev/sda7 * * * * * *5474 * * * *5613 * * 1124518+ *82 *Linux swap / Solaris
>>>> /dev/sda8 * * * * * *5614 * * * 19457 * 111201898+ *83 *Linux
>>>> sda1 is the home folder. sda5 is ubuntu and sda6 is fedora.
>>> sda1 = /home
>>> sda5 = / (KK)
>>> sda6 = / (F11)
>>> sda7 = swap
>>> sda8 = ?
>>> F11 will have installed and activated grub 1, which does not recognize
>>> ext4. So if sda5 is an ext4 partition, grub 1 will not detect it.
>>> (1) Try to chainload KK's grub 2. I think that you will need to use
>>> "rootnoverify" rather than "root".
>>> rootnoverify (hd0,4)
>>> chainloader +1
>>> (2) Run
>>> yum install grub2
>>> to install grub 2 on your F11 partition.
>> i thought that might be the problem but during install i chose ext3 as
>> the format for the drive so there wouldn't be any compatibility
>> issues. ill try installing grub 2
> sda8 is just for saving big files
Thanks. I was curious whether it was a HUGE /boot!
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