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  1. [SOLVED] Re: 14.04 LTS 64 bit adding windows 7 for dual boot installation fails

    Solved:
    Ran boot-repair working with windows dual boot. Fantastic.
    Thanks for all your help.
  2. [SOLVED] Re: 14.04 LTS 64 bit adding windows 7 for dual boot installation fails

    Forward and back

    I now have Windows installed and running, another site recommended unplugging the other disks while installing.
    No Ubuntu boot as expected so I ran boot repair. I pressed...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: 14.04 LTS 64 bit adding windows 7 for dual boot installation fails

    The DVD boots fine.

    I had another go.
    Set computer "Bios" to boot UEFI only. Start live Ubuntu session and delete sda4 . Run boot-repair.
    Boot DVD and start windows install to unallocated...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: 14.04 LTS 64 bit adding windows 7 for dual boot installation fails

    My first attempt at this was with unallocated space on the ssd after sda3 hoping that Windows would setup its partitions during install.
    The additional partition and boot flag were a recent attempt...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: 14.04 LTS 64 bit adding windows 7 for dual boot installation fails

    Hope this helps


    Model: ATA Samsung SSD 840 (scsi)Disk /dev/sda: 120GB
    Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B
    Partition Table: gpt


    Number Start End Size File system Name ...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: 14.04 LTS 64 bit adding windows 7 for dual boot installation fails

    Sorry my mistake it's DVD installer.
    I think my system is has both UEFI and BIOS. The "BIOS" boot menu has two entries for each disk with one labelled as UEFI.
    The Linux boot partition mount point...
  7. [SOLVED] 14.04 LTS 64 bit adding windows 7 for dual boot installation fails

    I have a system with UBUNTU installed on a SSD HDD combo. I have a windows 7 pro 64 bit installation CD.
    I have made 50Gb unallocated space on my SSD to take W7.
    The installation from the CD...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Trusty 14.04 64 bit Canon MP560 scanner installation PPA problem

    Got it working used this
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Trusty 14.04 64 bit Canon MP560 scanner installation PPA problem

    Simple scan detects the scanner if it is plugged in to a USB port but not wirelessly.

    sane-find-scanner does not find it.
  10. [SOLVED] Trusty 14.04 64 bit Canon MP560 scanner installation PPA problem

    Canon MP560

    Using ppa.launchpad.net/michael-gruz/canon-trunk/ubuntu I have installed my printer driver which is working. However on the PPA there is the following message under latest updates.
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Please help - System won't boot

    That did it now up and running. Much easier to do from the live session.
    I got confused between the application and the terminal based stuff and missed the section regarding the grub install...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Please help - System won't boot

    Ok
    Installed boot-repair on live session.

    Running it, getting further

    Get as far as
    configuring grub-pc see shot 2 attached
    Whatever the position of the red box pressing enter gives an...
  13. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in 1 click!

    Is there a secure disk for 12.10 64 bit? If so where can I find it?
    Thanks
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    [SOLVED] Re: Please help - System won't boot

    Thanks steeldriver
    One step further on
    next sudo mount /dev/sda5 /mnt/boot
    unknown file system type 'LVM2_member'


    aaarg - this is so frustrating! I'm no expert with this system related...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Please help - System won't boot

    YannBuntu
    I am trying the manual route at present using live usb without boot-repair.
    The cut and paste messages were presented just after pressing recommended repair and related to grub removal....
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    [SOLVED] Re: Please help - System won't boot

    Booted from live cd
    The lvm2 sector appears to be intact (phew!).

    Using showthread.php?t=1984459

    Did the following (sudo with all)
    apt-get install lvm2
    vgchange -a y
    2 logical...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Please help - System won't boot

    My version of rescuecd (3.7.0) only has "default" and "boot an existing linux system installed on the disk"

    Report Could not find kernel image initrd=/ubninit
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    [SOLVED] Re: Please help - System won't boot

    Done, see original post.
  19. [all variants] Re: [Boot-Repair] Graphical tool to repair the PC boot in 1 click!

    Can you help with my boot problem posted here (hope this request is legal)

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2156297&highlight=lvm2+boot
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    [SOLVED] Re: Please help - System won't boot

    Sorry I can't remember the commands but it appears that these repair/recovery utilities don't support lvm2. Probably boot or root on the lvm2 sector are not visible. If you feel exact details would...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Please help - System won't boot

    Gparted shows both the boot (SDA1) and main partition (SDA5)

    If I had known lvm2 was such a major hurdle I would have much more careful during the initial installation. LVM2 is the default!.
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Please help - System won't boot

    Thanks for the suggestion.
    It can't find Linux, perhaps the lvm2 format for the partition is a problem.
    Show all partitions does not report /dev/sda5 which exists.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Please help - System won't boot

    More info in the hope that I can revive this system.

    Boot sector is /dev/sda1/ ext2

    ubuntu on extended sda2 as sda5 lvm2 pv
    I moved this "up" the disk to increase the boot sector because I...
  24. Re: How do I bump an unanswered post?

    Thanks
  25. How do I bump an unanswered post?

    Method and any rules?
    Thanks Kieran
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