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  1. Thread: Wubi megathread

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    Re: wubi cannot mount, what is the next step

    Strange as some of the mount command did not work.

    Thanks a zillion for your help bcbc.

    At least I learnt a lot reading thru the 100+ pages of the wubi megathread and the other related thread...
  2. Thread: Wubi megathread

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    Re: wubi cannot mount, what is the next step

    Thanks we are getting somewhere, almost...

    Here is the result of the fsck



    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo mount /dev/sda3 /mnt
    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ fsck -fyv /mnt/ubuntu/disks/root.disk
    fsck from...
  3. Thread: Wubi megathread

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    Re: wubi cannot mount, what is the next step

    Thank you for your patience,

    Run chkdsk /r as admin with right click on the command window after entering cmd. Files verified and a lot of other messages stated that verification is complete...
  4. Thread: Wubi megathread

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    Re: wubi cannot mount, what is the next step

    Here are the details of the original post

    Ran chkdsk without founding issues.
    Cannot find good infos on how to write the /etc/fstab file, especially because the system is read only and I have not...
  5. Thread: Wubi megathread

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    Re: wubi cannot mount, what is the next step

    Sorry for reviving the old thread, managed to back up most of the files... but no luck, as I am still getting the dreaded message about unable to mount files in /etc/fstab.... indeed there is no...
  6. Thread: Wubi megathread

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    Re: wubi cannot mount, what is the next step

    bcbc,
    thanks for the precious infos about wubi. I never upgraded because most of the hardware did not work w version 10.x

    Yes I am running window 7, it is the other cpu that has XP.

    result of...
  7. Thread: Wubi megathread

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    wubi cannot mount, what is the next step

    Running samsung N210 w XP, and wubi. Here is the script

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    Result of script

    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo bash ~/Desktop/boot_info_script.sh



    Boot Info Script 0.60 from 17...
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    Sticky: [other] gateway LT

    the gat2eway LT2802u (it is a rebranded ACER laptop)
    10.4 LTS
    no sounds, no microphone.... no network menu... reverting to what worked with wubi.

    this is the atom n455, it worked very well w...
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    Re: HOWTO: Install BitPim

    Reviving an old thread.

    Still using Ubuntu 9.10, on a samsung N210, LG VX9700 -Dare- version 05

    bitpim 1.0.7 did not work, Uninstalled, Downloaded 1.0.6 via synaptic, did not work... updated...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Atheros AR9285 wireless problems, Ubuntu 9.10

    Did not work , the sudo apt gave me an error....for the samsung n210, but I am using WUBI with 9.10 and kernel default 2.6.31, the wireless works under windoze 7, arrrrgh.

    Michel

    Update: I can...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Tar Files_ Installation.

    I unsdertand your pain..... even those links do not even get into the details... of what and how.... I will try to find a good link... but I am currently trying to duplicate my HD, so my references...
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    [SOLVED] Re: GRUB and an empty menu.lst with error 17

    Thanks, I am learning everyday, and I just use an installer disk, in fact it says : "NOTE: Hibernation is not supported when installing Ubuntu via Wubi" which I found out.

    Time for a clean install.
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    [SOLVED] Re: GRUB and an empty menu.lst with error 17

    Cool, this is a fun search and repair day.
    I installed the original disk, to find all the needed infos. I was trying to avoid slapping XP disks around using this thread
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: GRUB and an empty menu.lst with error 17

    Thanks presence1960, the other question is that I am not sure why I do not get the choice of OS, is this an issue with the MBR? Should I run the XP cd first?

    Also on which partition is the MBR?
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    [SOLVED] Re: GRUB and an empty menu.lst with error 17

    Almost an hijack, but I have the same issue, after I did a "dd" to copy the original 40GB to a 160GB. I have both windoze XP pro and ubuntu 7.04, I know, I need to upgrade but missed the timeline,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: microphone issue

    Thanks, that solved my skype lower than low sound signal, and other recordings

    Michel
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    [ubuntu] Re: trouble running dvds and games.

    works, for DVDs, I spent all evening w the other refs..... Installed many apps twice.
    HP omnibook XE4100 (8 year old laptop), feisty 7.04 and kernel 2.6.20-17

    Cheers

    Michel
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