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  1. [SOLVED] Re: installer does not recognize internal hard drive

    i'm not sure why, but when I re-connected the data drive (i had disconnected it for ease of installation; it had an old installation of windows on it), upon rebooting, grub recognized the new windows...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: installer does not recognize internal hard drive

    also, I tried selecting 'windows boot manager' in boot options, but it still goes to the ubuntu-only grub menu
  3. [SOLVED] Re: installer does not recognize internal hard drive

    hi fantab, thanks for the suggestion. I followed the directions for boot-repair, and now the machine boots to grub, but windows isn't an option, only ubuntu and ubuntu recovery mode.
    a cursory...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: installer does not recognize internal hard drive

    well, I was able to get ubuntu to recognize the hard drive by using, in a live session, the command
    sudo dmraid -rE
    ubuntu is apparently installed, but there is no grub menu on reboot, just windows...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: installer does not recognize internal hard drive

    I'm pretty sure that there are only two partitions on the drive; both gparted and windows' disk management tool only show the primary (full size of drive minus 100mb) and system recovery (100mb)...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: installer does not recognize internal hard drive

    hi, thanks for the response,

    secure-boot is disabled. in gparted i can see the hdd (both primary and 'system reserved' partitions) and seem to be able to make changes to them
  7. [SOLVED] installer does not recognize internal hard drive

    hello,

    I've installed various distributions of ubuntu and other debian-based operating systems on multiple computers in the past and have never had any problems with single- or dual-boot...
  8. [all variants] is there any way to make a reliable usb installation with persistence?

    hello,
    does anyone have advice about making a reliable, usable usb ubuntu installation that has persistence? i've failed many times. i'm using a variety of usb drives, three installer applications...
  9. Re: can't make persistent live usb in ubuntu

    i'm using mint 9 on this usb. i installed unetbootin with [sudo apt-get install unetbootin]
  10. Re: can't make persistent live usb in ubuntu

    thanks for the quick reply. unfortunately, the version of unetbootin that installs for me looks like this: http://imgur.com/nyQj6jw
    i don't see any option for persistence.
  11. can't make persistent live usb in ubuntu

    hello all,

    i'm trying to make an ubuntu live usb with persistence. i've successfully made persistent live usbs from windows, but my attempts to do so in ubuntu have failed. when using 'startup...
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    [xubuntu] can't enable software sources

    hello,
    today I made a persistent usb installation of xubuntu 12.04. after successfully installing a few applications my internet connection died mid-download (installing wine). now I am not able...
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