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One external USB disk, partitioned as:
1. NTFS: General data
2. Linux Swap
3. EXT3: Ubuntu installed
One internal hard disk (NTFS)
1. NTFS: Windows XP installed.
My problem is thus:
When the computer starts it boots GRUB from the internal disk, unfortunately GRUB looks for it's config files on my external USB Disk and refuses to start without this disk displaying 'Error 21'.
This means I can't even boot Windows without having my second disk always attached.
Is it possible to change the location of the GRUB config files to my internal, NTFS Windows disk?
Last edited by cypherzero; 03-19-2007 at 06:18 PM.
I used grub4dos early in its public life - seemed to work fine.
- create a boot partition on the internal disk as mentioned (gparted should handle this).
- Use the 'doze loader. Instal grub to a partition on the external, and copy the boot sector record to your 'doze system partition. Plenty of howtos here on LQ and on the wider net.
i installed ubantu on a flash drive which then installed grub when the grub menu came up it had linux and xp i highlighed over linux and pressed enter the all this text came up and at the bottom it said kernel error so i waited 10 mins and nothing happed so i restarted an to booted up xp then i wiped the flash disk and then restarted the computer and now says grub error 21 i would really would be great if someone could fix this for me because i have inprortant data in the computer thanks Amph Technology
Last edited by amphtechnology; 09-29-2007 at 01:10 AM.