Is it possible to use grub-install or update-grub to just search on specific disk/partition? (or ignore specific)?
I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my hard drive, but i wished to do some testing on it without harming current installation, so I "rsynced" root partition (the only) to the USB partition (ext4). I did fix /etc/fstab on USB partition.
I tried to install Kubuntu 12.10 (AMD64+mac) to my Mac Mini via a live USB. The live USB boots OK (with the help of rEFIt), but during install I get the error "grub-efi package failed to install to /target/." Then when trying to boot from that partition, I get a grub error about an unrecognized filesystem, and it drops down to grub rescue. Any ideas?
I was running two separate partitions of Linux (Ubuntu and Linux Mint) and Windows XP when I deleted my Ubuntu partition through Easus partition manager on XP due to simple stupidity. This erased my Grub bootloader, but I managed to install Grub Legacy from my Linux Mint Live CD.
I had fedora 17 in a primary partition. Yesterday I have installed ubuntu in an extended partition. and I cant see fedora in grub, so I trieg update-grub2 but it doesnt recorgonise fedora being present, even the fedora partition is mounted. So I tried to re-install grub from live usb but it didnot work either.
How to bring back my fedora? I don't want to re-install fedora in the other partition.
I created a temp partition on my hd and installed an instance of #!-stable to test something out.It worked out and I learned what I wanted to. now I want to remove this instance, partition,and (here is the point) grub listing of this most recient install.Being the last install on my grub it has taken the top spot in my grub list. If I uninstall this #!