On Wed, 2011-12-14 at 17:36 +0100, Nils Kassube wrote:
> Ash Wyllie wrote:
> > I have an Acer 1 net book that has Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04 on the
> > disk.
> > A couple of days ago I had to run Windows (for the 1st time). After I
> > finished installing a Garmin GPS Add on for Firefox and used it to
> > check on a GPS, I restarted the computer.
> > I am not getting to the grub menu. The computer cycles between the
> > Acer Bios and a prompt at the top left of the screen.
> > I can boot off of an USB thumb drive. All the partitions are intact
> > and I can partially access the home partition (permission problems).
> > So how do I fix grub. I have looked at launchpad.net, but none of the
> > answers I have seen seem to match my problem, and some of the answers
> > look dangerous to use.
> IMHO this isn't too dangerous but YMMV:
I used the Boot-Repair link, which led me to a gui. I used all the
defaults and the system booted.
I ran boot-repair again to set the default OS to boot for grub.
All is well.
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