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You may have gotten the original 'aufs' error message if you hadn't mounted the partition first. Build me a Brick Wall! If it says it's not mounted, don't worry about it: sudo umount /dev/sda5 sudo umount /dev/sda1 sudo mount /dev/sda1 /mnt sudo grub-install --root-directory=/mnt /dev/sda This should install Grub 2 and point Simply awsome nd my porblem is solved nd ubuntu 12.04 is working perfectly. weblink

Maxim S. (luvme-nn) wrote on 2011-06-14: #28 I'm trying to install Ubuntu 11.04 but grub can't install. If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place. I do not want to do a new install from a disc. Unmount the LiveCD's /usr directory: sudo umount /mnt/usr 14. http://askubuntu.com/questions/48651/cannot-install-grub-due-to-cannot-stat-aufs-error

It's up and running after first failed within the installer :-( Retry with option to update while installing disabled does the job. Application ->Accessories->Terminal. 3. Joined: Jan 2011Likes Given: 239Likes Received: 659 in 588 postsReputation: 17 - (Rate) ▲ Post: #2 ▼ RE: Cannot boot computer, tried reinstalling grub, won't reinstall Hi,if you have problems Seb Bonnard (sebmansfeld) wrote on 2011-11-19: #40 Hi, I also have the same problem, can you please change its importance to "High" because: - it affects more and more people -

  • pls see the following link: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1661254 all ur problems above are easily solvable by following the chroot part of the comment #35 of this thread, and then erasing the FlexNet sector
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Did a fresh install. All thanks to u. The fdisk setup looked very different to what I've seen before /dev/m instead of the traditional /dev/sda, etc. I downgraded grub-common and grub-pc to 1.99~20110104-2ubuntu1, chrooted to /dev/sda1 and executed grub-install but i still get the grub command line at boot.

ericcarlson Linux - Software 5 01-22-2002 06:31 AM All times are GMT -5. Browse other questions tagged 11.04 grub2 or ask your own question. I used the Mint Linux Debian GNOME 201109 live CD. Many Thanks !!!!!

I tried to manually remove it from the grub folder but was not allowed. Join our community today! I've run Ubutnu for years and years on my main machine and now dual boot Win7 and 11.04... my backtrack linux is installed properly but it is not starting bcz of no grub.

Anonymous says: 2:35 PM Reply Thank you! http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-general-1/installing-grub2-to-a-dedicated-partition-938504/ Used it for years and loved it, but it has become really crappy. I don't want only Windows 7:( drs305October 8th, 2011, 08:27 PMVorsaykal Welcome to the Ubuntu Forums ! :-) Boot an Ubuntu LiveCD/Installation CD. sudo reboot.

Code: [email protected]:~# mkdir /media/sda6 [email protected]:~# mount /dev/sda6 /media/sda6 [email protected]:~# mkdir /media/sda6/boot [email protected]:~# grub-install --boot-directory=/media/sda6/boot /dev/sda6 /usr/sbin/grub-setup: warn: Attempting to install GRUB to a partitionless disk or to a partition. http://haywirerobotics.com/error-cannot/error-cannot-open-an-http-server-socket-error-reported-errno-eacces.html Code: grub-install /dev/sda6 Thanks. miros84 Linux - Software 1 11-14-2010 02:59 PM create a dedicated /boot partition after install dibblethewrecke Linux - Software 7 06-23-2004 08:34 AM Swap - is it still best to use How to grep two numbers from the same line at different places using bash?

I can't be sure it won't break something, though. Thank you very much.... MB is MSI H67MA with Core i3-2xxx. check over here Joined: Jan 2012Likes Given: 0Likes Received: 1 in 1 postsReputation: 0 - (Rate) ▲ Post: #3 ▼ RE: Cannot boot computer, tried reinstalling grub, won't reinstall Another possible solution to

While it's installed, if Ubuntu is on the same drive as Windows, it will override the MBR to point to Grub 2. How to interpret torque spec ranges? thanks a ton.

tuximero (tuximero) wrote on 2011-10-10: #36 I am having the same problem.

Setting up grub now worked without a hiccup. (The installation aborted with errors installing the base system the first time I tried, though. drs305October 8th, 2011, 08:44 PMI typed: "sudo grub-install --root-directory=/mnt /dev/sda1" and got this error: "/usr/sbin/grub-probe: error: cannot stat `aufs'" I have one hard drive, so I chose A, and it's on Main Menu LQ Calendar LQ Rules LQ Sitemap Site FAQ View New Posts View Latest Posts Zero Reply Threads LQ Wiki Most Wanted Jeremy's Blog Report LQ Bug Syndicate Latest Edit bug mail Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else Related questions grub2 in Ubuntu: update-grub cannot stat 'aufs' grub2 in Ubuntu: Failed to load after 11.04 install ubiquity in Ubuntu: Laptop

I did [sudo su] to gain root access, used gparted to see which partition was which, and proceeded from there. However, there was no grub.cfg saved, so you only get a plain grub commandline and have to specify linux/initrd to boot. My cat sat down on my laptop, now the right side of my keyboard types the wrong characters Move to directory that was no directory Mimsy were the Borogoves - why this content asked 5 years ago viewed 17312 times active 1 year ago Related 1Several GRUB error messages on startup3GRUB menu missing after installation6Ubuntu 11.04 stops booting at grub console0I installed on a

For more than half a year?! It always ends up with a critical error: 'cannot stat aufs'. This required some very complex installation steps before 11.04 so I ran Ubuntu 10.10 as a virtual machine under Win 7 - perhaps this is the same issue? sudo mount /dev/sdXY /mnt sudo grub-install --root-directory=/mnt /dev/sdX Example if your Ubuntu partition is on sda5: sudo mount /dev/sda5 /mnt sudo grub-install --root-directory=/mnt /dev/sda If you don't understand these instructions, click

This blog has given me a better understanding. ice.polar (ice-polar) wrote on 2011-06-19: #30 I install Natty Narwhal on a DELL INSPIRON 6000 Notebook and the notebook didn't boot from Harddisk. If you need to reset your password, click here. sudo update-grub VorsaykalOctober 8th, 2011, 09:28 PM"Installation finished.

I like the font your post was in, most elegant, Sir!!All the bestSB The Earth is but One Country, and Mankind its Citizens 02-04-2012 06:59 PM « Verify the install sudo grub-install --recheck /dev/sdX 11. Ryan Levin Victoria Isabel Ruiz Serra says: 2:10 AM Reply THANK U SO MUCH!! :) Deo Kipipiri says: 2:43 AM Reply Hello, I have Ubuntu 14.04 and window 7 ultimate, I I am bummed!

i'm irked this bug hasn't been fixed, considering the time lapsed since it's initial report. Charis Kouzinopoulos (charis) wrote on 2011-05-01: #19 Kub123 can you detail the workaround? Then complete the action and restart your PC.Assuming you have PinguyOS 11.10, you can use the live CD because Boot repair is on the disk!!.Regards Wolfman If I were any thicker, So I went to my Win 7 machine and went looking for answers...Put the cd back in, changed boot order to boot from livecd.

cesarespcab (cesarespcab) wrote on 2011-06-09: #27 the same. This one is critical and kept people from trying ubuntu. Maybe I have to download source code and study it? (Wikipedia?)A couple of commands that /do/ work in grub-rescue are [set] and [ls]. deepant says: 1:39 PM Reply sudo mount --bind /dev /mnt/devsaysmnt/dev doesn't exist Anonymous says: 12:27 AM Reply When reading a command, be quite careful to see where there are spaces.

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