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Old 08-17-2012, 10:07 PM   #1
satimis
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Question on dual boot


Hi,

Fedora 17 64bit

I installed Fedora 17 on a HD which is running Ubuntu 9.04, 64bit. The HD has not been running for sometimes sitting on the shelves. It is a SATA3 HD with 1T in size and 32M memory. Ubuntu 9.04 only takes up about 100G capacity of the HD. I performed following steps to install Fedora 17 for testing Cloud.

- running Fedora 17 live on USB
- selecting shrieking existing OS to get space for installation
- installation completed without complaint
- running yum update

Now Fedora can start up without problem. But I can't resolve how to boot Ubuntu 9.04. Please help. TIA

If I made wrong steps installing Fedora 17, is there any way wiping it out to start again?

B.R.
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Old 08-17-2012, 10:52 PM   #2
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Let's see some more info - go here, do as it says and post the RESULTS.txt so we can see the full boot environment.

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Old 08-18-2012, 01:41 AM   #3
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Let's see some more info - go here, do as it says and post the RESULTS.txt so we can see the full boot environment.
Hi,

$ sudo ~/Downloads/Bootinfoscript/bootinfoscript
Code:
Boot Info Script 0.61      [1 April 2012]

Identifying MBRs...
Computing Partition Table of /dev/sda...
Searching sda1 for information... 
Searching sda2 for information... 
Searching sda5 for information... 
Searching sda3 for information... 
Searching sda4 for information... 
Searching vg_fedora17-lv_swap' for information... 
Searching vg_fedora17-lv_home' for information... 
Searching vg_fedora17-lv_root' for information... 

Finished. The results are in the file "RESULTS.txt"
located in "/home/satimis/Downloads/Bootinfoscript/".
The file "RESULTS.txt" is attached here.

Thanks.

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Old 08-18-2012, 12:22 PM   #4
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It looks like Fedora Grub2 is in the mbr which is what one would expect and I would guess its boot partition is sda3. Your Ubuntu should be on sda1 which looks to be taking up most of the drive from the fdisk output. You do have a mount error for sda1?? There is also no entry for Ubuntu in your Fedora grub.cfg file. Have you tried mounting sda1 from Fedora to see if you can access files?
 
  


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