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Old 01-14-2011, 06:25 PM   #1
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windows/ ubuntu side by side boot problem after ubuntu update.

i recently installed ubuntu 10.4 side by side on my machine. a short time ago i ran update manager and installed updates. the system prompted me to restart, which i did. the machine went to the boot screen and i selected ubuntu. upon doing this it goes right back to the boot screen, giving me the same choice. i should add that i am able to select windows, but that is something i rarely want to do. any suggestions? thanks.
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There should be other kernels to select try not the top choice.
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man, im stupid, but not that. it should offer me options like safe mode but no.
Old 01-15-2011, 10:12 PM   #4
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You're going to have to use your boot cd and go thru you're logs.
Ubuntu10.10 desktop has gui. I would use that to rescue.
Either that or backup data and go with 10.10.

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Old 01-15-2011, 11:00 PM   #5
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The most likely cause is The update hosed you grub install. You will have to use the cd to rescue grub. There is a good howto some where in the ubuntu forums. There are also several threads here about the problem and how to fix.


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