When installing Ubuntu 12.04 server from a disc, my system freezes up after the installation comes to Installing GRUB boot loader, with a 50% completion bar and the command "Running "grub-install dummy"... below that.
I've tried this installation in both advanced and simple mode and the installation has frozen at this same spot for at least the past 10 attempts.
Hi,I managed to get a working GRUB in the meantime, BUT this can't be the final solution:Resized my partition to make room for UbuntuInstalled Ubuntu, and installed GRUB from Ubuntu:grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg
grub-install /dev/sdaRebooted, and it works now.This leads me to the assumption that GRUB is defective on my Arch.
Hey...my laptop freezes right away when trying to run 9.10. I've tried multiple copies as well as a full install and live install. Full install freezes right after log on and live install freezes right after start up.
Ideas? Fail safe mode? Video drive issues?
I'm a bit of a newbie here so hand holding might be necessary.
Ok, I don't completely know of all the specifications, but installing Ubuntu 12.04.1 on my cousin's old Windows XP computer, an old Compaq from around 2004.
After install via Wubi, and going through several unsuccessful install attempts, I finally get the start up screen of Ubuntu, and it freezes once you get to the pretty default wallpaper. Not even a login screen. Just instant freeze!
I'm trying to get a windows 7 64bit-ubuntu 64 bit dual boot working onto a dell studio-xps-8100 with an EXISTING raid 0 array with 2 identical 2 tb hard drives with a ich8r/ich9r/ich10r/do/pch sata raid controller. I'm able to install ubuntu but not grub so I'm not actually able to boot into it.
I am running the following command to install GRUB:grub-install --target=i386-pc --recheck --debug /dev/sdaI get the following error:grub-install: warning: this GPT partition label contains no BIOS Boot Partition; embedding won't be possible.grub-install: warning: Embedding is not possible. GRUB can only be installed in this setup by using blocklists. However, blocklists are UNREL