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Old 03-19-2009, 05:58 AM   #1
bbsrmm
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Ubuntu is not booting


I have a compaq laptop having previously installed windows XP professional.Few months back I have installed Ubuntu under windows through Wubi installation and I was comfortable with that having downloaded like oracle application express etc.Out of curosity I have made a clean install of Linux Mint to check its functionality.Yesterday I have changed the Ubuntu WubiInstall to Clean install through LVPM. It was working fine till today morning.All of a sudden I am not able to boot Ubuntu however i can boot linux mint as well as windows xp. Through Linux mint i can check the ubuntu home folder.I dont want to go for another clean install of Ubuntu as I have updated the same for last six months and many useful software has been installed.Please help me to solve this problem. Once I will be able to boot ubuntu plase help me to uninstall linux mint.
 
Old 03-19-2009, 06:07 AM   #2
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Any error message?
 
Old 03-19-2009, 06:26 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by Agrouf View Post
Any error message?
Error No : 17 There is no partition.
if you want I will attach the boot information generated.
Code:
============================= Boot Info Summary: ==============================

 => Grub0.97 is installed in the MBR of /dev/sda and looks on the same drive 
    in partition #7 for /boot/grub/stage2 and /boot/grub/menu.lst.

sda1: _________________________________________________________________________

    File system:       ntfs
    Boot sector type:  Windows XP
    Boot sector info:  No errors found in the Boot Parameter Block.
    Operating System:  Windows XP
    Boot files/dirs:   /boot.ini /ntldr /NTDETECT.COM /wubildr.mbr

sda2: _________________________________________________________________________

    File system:       Extended Partition
    Boot sector type:  -
    Boot sector info:  

sda5: _________________________________________________________________________

    File system:       ntfs
    Boot sector type:  Windows XP
    Boot sector info:  According to the info in the boot sector, sda5 starts 
                       at sector 63.
    Operating System:  
    Boot files/dirs:   

sda6: _________________________________________________________________________

    File system:       ntfs
    Boot sector type:  Windows XP
    Boot sector info:  According to the info in the boot sector, sda6 starts 
                       at sector 63.
    Operating System:  
    Boot files/dirs:   

sda7: _________________________________________________________________________

    File system:       ext3
    Boot sector type:  -
    Boot sector info:  
    Operating System:  Linux Mint 6 Felicia
    Boot files/dirs:   /boot/grub/menu.lst /etc/fstab

sda8: _________________________________________________________________________

    File system:       swap
    Boot sector type:  -
    Boot sector info:  

sda9: _________________________________________________________________________

    File system:       ext3
    Boot sector type:  -
    Boot sector info:  
    Operating System:  Ubuntu 8.04.2
    Boot files/dirs:   /boot/grub/menu.lst /etc/fstab

sda10: _________________________________________________________________________

    File system:       swap
    Boot sector type:  Unknown
    Boot sector info:  

=========================== Drive/Partition Info: =============================

Drive: sda ___________________ _____________________________________________________

Disk /dev/sda: 120.0 GB, 120034123776 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 14593 cylinders, total 234441648 sectors
Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x31a431a3

Partition  Boot         Start           End          Size  Id System

/dev/sda1    *             63    64,259,999    64,259,937   7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda2          64,260,000   234,420,479   170,160,480   f W95 Ext d (LBA)
/dev/sda5          64,260,063    76,822,829    12,562,767   7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda6         146,175,498   234,420,479    88,244,982   7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda7          76,822,893   112,294,349    35,471,457  83 Linux
/dev/sda8         143,235,603   146,175,434     2,939,832  82 Linux swap / Solaris
/dev/sda9         112,294,413   139,331,744    27,037,332  83 Linux
/dev/sda10        139,331,808   143,235,539     3,903,732  82 Linux swap / Solaris


blkid -c /dev/null: ____________________________________________________________

/dev/sda1: UUID="188CFF928CFF6920" TYPE="ntfs" 
/dev/sda5: UUID="6A84AD5984AD2891" TYPE="ntfs" 
/dev/sda6: UUID="AEDC0488DC044CD1" LABEL="New Volume" TYPE="ntfs" 
/dev/sda7: UUID="e57c57b1-8d9d-4007-be02-107c1374b081" TYPE="ext3" 
/dev/sda8: TYPE="swap" UUID="68fee6eb-e02b-4680-aaf7-b7e817324296" 
/dev/sda9: UUID="b5a0c308-6e0e-4ec0-9fda-28b0a553d6c6" TYPE="ext3" 
/dev/sda10: TYPE="swap" UUID="aa1aefc1-afc9-4316-8861-1650f0258777" 

=============================== "mount" output: ===============================

/dev/sda7 on / type ext3 (rw,relatime,errors=remount-ro)
tmpfs on /lib/init/rw type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,mode=0755)
/proc on /proc type proc (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
sysfs on /sys type sysfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
varrun on /var/run type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,mode=0755)
varlock on /var/lock type tmpfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev,mode=1777)
udev on /dev type tmpfs (rw,mode=0755)
tmpfs on /dev/shm type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,nodev)
devpts on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,noexec,nosuid,gid=5,mode=620)
fusectl on /sys/fs/fuse/connections type fusectl (rw)
lrm on /lib/modules/2.6.27-7-generic/volatile type tmpfs (rw,mode=755)
binfmt_misc on /proc/sys/fs/binfmt_misc type binfmt_misc (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
gvfs-fuse-daemon on /home/mukesh/.gvfs type fuse.gvfs-fuse-daemon (rw,nosuid,nodev,user=mukesh)
/dev/sda9 on /media/disk type ext3 (rw,nosuid,nodev,uhelper=hal)


================================ sda1/boot.ini: ================================

[boot loader]

timeout=15

default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS

[operating systems]

multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /fastdetect /NoExecute=OptOut



c:\ubnldr.mbr="UNetbootin-partitionmanagerrev146"


=========================== sda7/boot/grub/menu.lst: ===========================

# menu.lst - See: grub(8), info grub, update-grub(8)
#            grub-install(8), grub-floppy(8),
#            grub-md5-crypt, /usr/share/doc/grub
#            and /usr/share/doc/grub-legacy-doc/.

## default num
# Set the default entry to the entry number NUM. Numbering starts from 0, and
# the entry number 0 is the default if the command is not used.
#
# You can specify 'saved' instead of a number. In this case, the default entry
# is the entry saved with the command 'savedefault'.
# WARNING: If you are using dmraid do not change this entry to 'saved' or your
# array will desync and will not let you boot your system.
default		0

## Graphical boot menu location
gfxmenu=/boot/gfxmenu/default.message

## timeout sec
# Set a timeout, in SEC seconds, before automatically booting the default entry
# (normally the first entry defined).
timeout		10

# Pretty colours
color cyan/blue white/blue

## password ['--md5'] passwd
# If used in the first section of a menu file, disable all interactive editing
# control (menu entry editor and command-line)  and entries protected by the
# command 'lock'
# e.g. password topsecret
#      password --md5 $1$gLhU0/$aW78kHK1QfV3P2b2znUoe/
# password topsecret

#
# examples
#
# title		Windows 95/98/NT/2000
# root		(hd0,0)
# makeactive
# chainloader	+1
#
# title		Linux
# root		(hd0,1)
# kernel	/vmlinuz root=/dev/hda2 ro
#

#
# Put static boot stanzas before and/or after AUTOMAGIC KERNEL LIST

### BEGIN AUTOMAGIC KERNELS LIST
## lines between the AUTOMAGIC KERNELS LIST markers will be modified
## by the debian update-grub script except for the default options below

## DO NOT UNCOMMENT THEM, Just edit them to your needs

## ## Start Default Options ##
## default kernel options
## default kernel options for automagic boot options
## If you want special options for specific kernels use kopt_x_y_z
## where x.y.z is kernel version. Minor versions can be omitted.
## e.g. kopt=root=/dev/hda1 ro
##      kopt_2_6_8=root=/dev/hdc1 ro
##      kopt_2_6_8_2_686=root=/dev/hdc2 ro
# kopt=root=/dev/sda7 ro

## default grub root device
## e.g. groot=(hd0,0)
# groot=(hd0,6)

## should update-grub create alternative automagic boot options
## e.g. alternative=true
##      alternative=false
# alternative=true

## should update-grub lock alternative automagic boot options
## e.g. lockalternative=true
##      lockalternative=false
# lockalternative=false

## additional options to use with the default boot option, but not with the
## alternatives
## e.g. defoptions=vga=791 resume=/dev/hda5
# defoptions=quiet splash

## should update-grub lock old automagic boot options
## e.g. lockold=false
##      lockold=true
# lockold=false

## Xen hypervisor options to use with the default Xen boot option
# xenhopt=

## Xen Linux kernel options to use with the default Xen boot option
# xenkopt=console=tty0

## altoption boot targets option
## multiple altoptions lines are allowed
## e.g. altoptions=(extra menu suffix) extra boot options
##      altoptions=(single-user) single
# altoptions=(recovery mode) single

## controls how many kernels should be put into the menu.lst
## only counts the first occurence of a kernel, not the
## alternative kernel options
## e.g. howmany=all
##      howmany=7
# howmany=all

## should update-grub create memtest86 boot option
## e.g. memtest86=true
##      memtest86=false
# memtest86=true

## should update-grub adjust the value of the default booted system
## can be true or false
# updatedefaultentry=false

## should update-grub add savedefault to the default options
## can be true or false
# savedefault=false

## ## End Default Options ##

title		Linux Mint 6, kernel 2.6.27-7-generic
root		(hd0,6)
kernel		/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.27-7-generic root=/dev/sda7 ro quiet splash 
initrd		/boot/initrd.img-2.6.27-7-generic
quiet

title		Linux Mint 6, kernel 2.6.27-7-generic (recovery mode)
root		(hd0,6)
kernel		/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.27-7-generic root=/dev/sda7 ro single
initrd		/boot/initrd.img-2.6.27-7-generic

title		Linux Mint 6, kernel Last successful boot
root		(hd0,6)
kernel		/boot/last-good-boot/vmlinuz root=/dev/sda7 ro quiet splash  last-good-boot
quiet

title		Linux Mint 6, memtest86+
root		(hd0,6)
kernel		/boot/memtest86+.bin
quiet

title		Ubuntu 8.04.2, kernel 2.6.24-23-generic

root		(hd0,5)/ubuntu/disks

kernel		/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.24-23-generic root=UUID=AEDC0488DC044CD1 loop=/ubuntu/disks/root.disk ro quiet splash

initrd		/boot/initrd.img-2.6.24-23-generic
quiet

### END DEBIAN AUTOMAGIC KERNELS LIST

# This is a divider, added to separate the menu items below from the Debian
# ones.
title		Other operating systems:
root


# This entry automatically added by the Debian installer for a non-linux OS
# on /dev/sda1
title		Microsoft Windows XP Professional
root		(hd0,0)
savedefault
makeactive
chainloader	+1


=============================== sda7/etc/fstab: ===============================

# /etc/fstab: static file system information.
#
# <file system> <mount point>   <type>  <options>       <dump>  <pass>
proc            /proc           proc    defaults        0       0
# /dev/sda7
UUID=e57c57b1-8d9d-4007-be02-107c1374b081 /               ext3    relatime,errors=remount-ro 0       1
# /dev/sda8
UUID=1b58ef18-aaa0-4974-8859-1dcc2b41d17a none            swap    sw              0       0
/dev/scd0       /media/cdrom0   udf,iso9660 user,noauto,exec,utf8 0       0

=================== sda7: Location of files loaded by Grub: ===================


  39.3GB: boot/grub/menu.lst
  39.3GB: boot/grub/stage2
  39.3GB: boot/initrd.img-2.6.27-7-generic
  39.3GB: boot/vmlinuz-2.6.27-7-generic
  39.3GB: initrd.img
  39.3GB: vmlinuz

=========================== sda9/boot/grub/menu.lst: ===========================

# menu.lst - See: grub(8), info grub, update-grub(8)
#            grub-install(8), grub-floppy(8),
#            grub-md5-crypt, /usr/share/doc/grub
#            and /usr/share/doc/grub-doc/.

## default num
# Set the default entry to the entry number NUM. Numbering starts from 0, and
# the entry number 0 is the default if the command is not used.
#
# You can specify 'saved' instead of a number. In this case, the default entry
# is the entry saved with the command 'savedefault'.
# WARNING: If you are using dmraid do not use 'savedefault' or your
# array will desync and will not let you boot your system.
default		0

## timeout sec
# Set a timeout, in SEC seconds, before automatically booting the default entry
# (normally the first entry defined).
timeout		10

## hiddenmenu
# Hides the menu by default (press ESC to see the menu)
#hiddenmenu

# Pretty colours
color blink-cyan/green blink-white/brown

## password ['--md5'] passwd
# If used in the first section of a menu file, disable all interactive editing
# control (menu entry editor and command-line)  and entries protected by the
# command 'lock'
# e.g. password topsecret
## password --md5 $1$gLhU0/$aW78kHK1QfV3P2b2znUoe/
# password topsecret

#
# examples
#
# title		Windows 95/98/NT/2000
# root		(hd0,0)
# makeactive
# chainloader	+1
#
# title		Linux
# root		(hd0,1)
# kernel	/vmlinuz root=/dev/hda2 ro
#

#
# Put static boot stanzas before and/or after AUTOMAGIC KERNEL LIST

### BEGIN AUTOMAGIC KERNELS LIST
## lines between the AUTOMAGIC KERNELS LIST markers will be modified
## by the debian update-grub script except for the default options below

## DO NOT UNCOMMENT THEM, Just edit them to your needs

## ## Start Default Options ##
## default kernel options
## default kernel options for automagic boot options
## If you want special options for specific kernels use kopt_x_y_z
## where x.y.z is kernel version. Minor versions can be omitted.
## e.g. kopt=root=/dev/hda1 ro
##      kopt_2_6_8=root=/dev/hdc1 ro
##      kopt_2_6_8_2_686=root=/dev/hdc2 ro
# kopt=root=UUID=AEDC0488DC044CD1 loop=/ubuntu/disks/root.disk ro

## Setup crashdump menu entries
## e.g. crashdump=1
# crashdump=0

## default grub root device
## e.g. groot=(hd0,0)
# groot=(hd0,5)/ubuntu/disks

## should update-grub create alternative automagic boot options
## e.g. alternative=true
##      alternative=false
# alternative=true

## should update-grub lock alternative automagic boot options
## e.g. lockalternative=true
##      lockalternative=false
# lockalternative=false

## additional options to use with the default boot option, but not with the
## alternatives
## e.g. defoptions=vga=791 resume=/dev/hda5
# defoptions=quiet splash

## should update-grub lock old automagic boot options
## e.g. lockold=false
##      lockold=true
# lockold=false

## Xen hypervisor options to use with the default Xen boot option
# xenhopt=

## Xen Linux kernel options to use with the default Xen boot option
# xenkopt=console=tty0

## altoption boot targets option
## multiple altoptions lines are allowed
## e.g. altoptions=(extra menu suffix) extra boot options
##      altoptions=(recovery) single
# altoptions=(recovery mode) single

## controls how many kernels should be put into the menu.lst
## only counts the first occurence of a kernel, not the
## alternative kernel options
## e.g. howmany=all
##      howmany=7
# howmany=all

## should update-grub create memtest86 boot option
## e.g. memtest86=true
##      memtest86=false
# memtest86=true

## should update-grub adjust the value of the default booted system
## can be true or false
# updatedefaultentry=false

## should update-grub add savedefault to the default options
## can be true or false
# savedefault=false

## ## End Default Options ##

title		Ubuntu 8.04.2, kernel 2.6.24-23-generic
root		(hd0,5)/ubuntu/disks
kernel		/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.24-23-generic root=UUID=AEDC0488DC044CD1 loop=/ubuntu/disks/root.disk ro quiet splash
initrd		/boot/initrd.img-2.6.24-23-generic

title		Ubuntu 8.04.2, kernel 2.6.24-23-generic (recovery mode)
root		(hd0,5)/ubuntu/disks
kernel		/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.24-23-generic root=UUID=AEDC0488DC044CD1 loop=/ubuntu/disks/root.disk ro single
initrd		/boot/initrd.img-2.6.24-23-generic

title		Ubuntu 8.04.2, kernel 2.6.24-16-generic
root		(hd0,5)/ubuntu/disks
kernel		/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.24-16-generic root=UUID=AEDC0488DC044CD1 loop=/ubuntu/disks/root.disk ro quiet splash
initrd		/boot/initrd.img-2.6.24-16-generic

title		Ubuntu 8.04.2, kernel 2.6.24-16-generic (recovery mode)
root		(hd0,5)/ubuntu/disks
kernel		/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.24-16-generic root=UUID=AEDC0488DC044CD1 loop=/ubuntu/disks/root.disk ro single
initrd		/boot/initrd.img-2.6.24-16-generic

title		Ubuntu 8.04.2, memtest86+
root		(hd0,5)/ubuntu/disks
kernel		/boot/memtest86+.bin

### END DEBIAN AUTOMAGIC KERNELS LIST

# This is a divider, added to separate the menu items below from the Debian
# ones.
title		Other operating systems:
root


# This entry automatically added by the Debian installer for a non-linux OS
# on /dev/sda1
title		Microsoft Windows XP Professional
root		(hd0,0)
savedefault
chainloader	+1


=============================== sda9/etc/fstab: ===============================

# <file system> <mount point>   <type>  <options>       <dump>  <pass>
proc            /proc           proc        defaults    0   0
# /dev/sda9
UUID=b5a0c308-6e0e-4ec0-9fda-28b0a553d6c6     /               ext3        defaults,errors=remount-ro    0   1
# /dev/sda6
UUID=AEDC0488DC044CD1       /media/drv0       ntfs-3g         defaults      0   0


# /dev/sda8
UUID=68fee6eb-e02b-4680-aaf7-b7e817324296      none            swap        sw          0   0


=================== sda9: Location of files loaded by Grub: ===================


  66.7GB: boot/grub/menu.lst
  66.8GB: boot/grub/stage2
  66.6GB: boot/initrd.img-2.6.24-16-generic
  66.6GB: boot/initrd.img-2.6.24-16-generic.bak
  60.1GB: boot/initrd.img-2.6.24-23-generic
  66.6GB: boot/initrd.img-2.6.24-23-generic.bak
  66.6GB: boot/vmlinuz-2.6.24-16-generic
  66.6GB: boot/vmlinuz-2.6.24-23-generic
  60.1GB: initrd.img
  66.6GB: initrd.img.old
  66.6GB: vmlinuz
  66.6GB: vmlinuz.old
=========================== Unknown MBRs/Boot Sectors/etc =======================

Unknown BootLoader  on sda10

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00000200


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Old 03-19-2009, 06:43 AM   #4
Matey
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If I were you I'd go into the Grub menu at the boot up, hit Esc to get in menu then cursor down to the Ubuntu , hit E for edit then change the (hd0,5) to different values (I do not know the original value? But this 9 out of the 10 times solves the problem.) you have to hit the B to boot etc...it say it on the screen.

For some weird reasons some times Grub decides to change the (hd X,Y) to something else?
If that is not the case then something wrote over your ubuntu boot partition
 
Old 03-19-2009, 07:20 AM   #5
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I have tried the above suggestion also but not working
 
Old 03-19-2009, 07:38 AM   #6
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my suggestion: edit /boot/grub/menu.lst and change (hd0,5) (which equals "/dev/sda6" in Unix syntax) in the Ubuntu entry into (hd0,8) (which equals "/dev/sda9" in Unix syntax) and put root=b5a0c308-6e0e-4ec0-9fda-28b0a553d6c6 (your /dev/sda9, it seems) instead of root=AEDC0488DC044CD1 (/dev/sda6, probably your old Ubuntu partition).
(btw: you can put "/dev/sda9" instead of "b5a0c308-6e0e-4ec0-9fda-28b0a553d6c62" for root, it should be more easy to edit later)
any luck with this?

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Old 03-19-2009, 07:42 AM   #7
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According to your results, it should be (hd0,8)
try to set that in grub and if that boot, put that in menu.lst
 
Old 03-19-2009, 07:52 AM   #8
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root=/dev/sda9 is also important
 
Old 03-19-2009, 08:04 AM   #9
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I have changed as per the above suggestion but i get the message Error no 15: File not found after rebooting.Previously I was getting Error No 17: partition does not exsit before changing the menu.lst
 
Old 03-20-2009, 10:29 AM   #10
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I have sorted out the problem now by changing the menu.lst as per the suggestion given.Problem is I am booting Ubuntu through linux mint grub menu.Now I want to remove linux mint OS from the system and keep only Ubuntu and Windows Xp.How it can be done?Please suggest.
 
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launch grub
and type those commands:
root (hd0,8)
setup (hd0)
 
Old 03-20-2009, 05:01 PM   #12
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Doing what agrouf suggested will enable you to remove Mint Linux (because you will still be able to boot into Ubuntu). After that, I think GParted (found somewhere in the "System" menu) can be used to delete the Mint Linux partition(s) and append the resulting free space to other partitions.
 
  


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