Thursday, January 15, 2009

Recover Linux After Installing Windows


How to recover ubuntu (Whole in one partition)
  • Open a terminal in the ubuntu using a live disk
  • $sudo grub
  • then grub terminal will come up,in grub terminal run 
  • $find /boot/grub/stage1
  • then something like (hd0, 4) will be displayed,then run
  • $root (hd0,4)
  • here (hd0,4) is the result from find command,then run 
  • setup (hd0)
  • here (hd0) is first part of the find result
  • restart machine
How to recover ubuntu (When boot partition seperately installed)


  • Open a terminal in the ubuntu using a live disk
  • $sudo grub
  • then grub terminal will come up,in grub terminal run 
  • $find boot/grub/stage1
  • then something like (hd0, 4) will be displayed,then run
  • $root (hd0,4)
  • here (hd0,4) is the result from find command,then run 
  • setup (hd0)
  • here (hd0) is first part of the find result
  • restart machine
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