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Don't worry. Not my real last name. My older brother Dave made it up years ago ... there's a story there but not now.

--- On Tue, 6/14/11, jimbo <evesautomotive@wavecable.com> wrote:

From: jimbo <evesautomotive@wavecable.com>
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Speaking of no boot.......
To: "lugod's technical discussion forum" <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2011, 8:04 AM

Oops, sorry about the mispelling of you name Dr Scronek.  Didn't mean no
disrespect.


----- Original Message -----
From: "jimbo" <evesautomotive@wavecable.com>
To: "lugod's technical discussion forum" <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 7:59 AM
Subject: [vox-tech] Speaking of no boot.......


>I too have had a problem with my Linux drive and as Dr. Schronek I am not
> comfortable with the whole shell/bash thing.  Did I say that right?
>
> I did notice something very interesting though...I d/l the latest and
> greatest version of Ubuntu and burned image to disk.  I then went to live
> X
> mode and used the option of repair instead of install.  It worked and I
> found that I now have a working Ubuntu OS.  Problem was that since I
> didn't
> change the boot order of my hard drives in my bois it used the windblows
> drive and installed grub wiping out the other bootloader.  Now you might
> think that this is a good thing but my wife uses windows and I sure didn't
> want to mess things up.  I love my wife but more important I like a
> peaceful
> coexistance with her.
>
> I repaired the windblows mbr and then changed the boot in bios.  I
> repaired
> Ubuntu again but it didn't work.  It still will not boot into Ubuntu.
>
> It appears that I have a working OS but the bootloader is somehow messed
> up.
> Is there an easy fix?
>
> Jimbo
> Eve's Automotive
> http://evesautomotive.com
>
>
>
>
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