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Old 02-14-2011, 07:45 PM   #16
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Here is the fdisk -l output
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Disk /dev/sda: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 60801 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x95262e99

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sda1               1         192     1536000   27  Unknown
Partition 1 does not end on cylinder boundary.
/dev/sda2   *         192       13246   104855552    7  HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda3           13246       60802   381992960    f  W95 Ext'd (LBA)
/dev/sda5           13246       60802   381991936    7  HPFS/NTFS

Disk /dev/sdb: 1000.2 GB, 1000202043392 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 121600 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x000eabf7

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sdb1               1      118991   955787264    7  HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sdb2          118991      121601    20969473    5  Extended
/dev/sdb5          118991      121487    20051968   83  Linux
/dev/sdb6          121487      121601      916480   82  Linux swap / Solaris
I was unable to get the grub promt in the terminal
 
Old 02-14-2011, 08:07 PM   #17
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From the live cd terminal you will not need to get a grub prompt with grub2. Try those commands I give you in post #3 from live cd terminal and make sure internal hd is 1st boot in your computer bios. If this does not fix then I am missing something.

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Old 02-14-2011, 08:13 PM   #18
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This one maybe more understandable.
http://karuppuswamy.com/wordpress/20...rescue-prompt/
 
Old 02-14-2011, 08:22 PM   #19
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I tried those commands but i am still getting the grub rescue screen. My internal hd is also set to the 1st boot.
 
Old 02-14-2011, 09:25 PM   #20
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If that's the case try making external drive boot priority.
BTW is windows able to boot?

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Old 02-15-2011, 09:42 AM   #21
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I just set the external to boot 1st and now it is giving me the message error: no such partition
grub rescue>
Windows is unable to boot as i just get grub rescue screens

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Old 02-15-2011, 05:45 PM   #22
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I diceded to delete my ubuntu partition and fix the start up with a windows repair disk.
I am then going to reinstall ubuntu on a partion on the internal HD so it hopefuly this will not happen again.
 
  


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