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Old 09-16-2007, 04:30 PM   #1
TunaFishGangsta
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had xubuntu, want to format and start fresh


I've had xubuntu for a week or so, got a samba share setup, and was having an enjoyable time with it. There were a couple minor things that bugged me. Not a big deal, but after trying a lot of stuff and totally messing a lot of stuff up with my install, I decided just to start totally fresh.

I decided to try regular ubuntu. While trying to install there was a partition issue for which I don't have the exact error message.

Anyway, I loaded up Damn Small Linux and deleted the partitions with Fdisk.

I popped the ubuntu disk back in and get a grub loading error 22.

I chose to boot from the cdrom and even ommited the hard drive as an boot option from bios and it says that I need to choose some bootable media. OK then.

Well, the fact that grub even loads must mean that I need to completely format the HD. This is what I've been trying to do as the next step; however, I'm not sure how to do it, or if that's the correct step to take.
 
Old 09-16-2007, 04:58 PM   #2
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nm, I found this to hold my hand for a little while longer.
 
  


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