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    Problems booting from a external HD

    I instaled Ubuntu on my external HD it went all right but now i cant boot from it it freezes on the black screen before the Ubuntu charging one.
    Boot information below:

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      Boot Info Script 0.55    dated February 15th, 2010                    
    
    ============================= Boot Info Summary: ==============================
    
     => Grub 2 is installed in the MBR of /dev/sda and looks on the same drive in 
        partition #1 for (,msdos1)/boot/grub.
     => Grub 2 is installed in the MBR of /dev/sdb and looks on the same drive in 
        partition #1 for (,msdos1)/boot/grub.
     => No boot loader is installed in the MBR of /dev/sdd
    
    sda1: _________________________________________________________________________
    
        File system:       ntfs
        Boot sector type:  Windows XP
        Boot sector info:  No errors found in the Boot Parameter Block.
        Operating System:  Windows XP
        Boot files/dirs:   /boot.ini /ntldr /NTDETECT.COM /grub/core.img
    
    sdb1: _________________________________________________________________________
    
        File system:       ext4
        Boot sector type:  -
        Boot sector info:  
        Operating System:  Ubuntu 10.10
        Boot files/dirs:   /boot/grub/grub.cfg /etc/fstab /boot/grub/core.img
    
    sdb2: _________________________________________________________________________
    
        File system:       Extended Partition
        Boot sector type:  -
        Boot sector info:  
    
    sdb5: _________________________________________________________________________
    
        File system:       swap
        Boot sector type:  -
        Boot sector info:  
    
    sdd1: _________________________________________________________________________
    
        File system:       ext4
        Boot sector type:  -
        Boot sector info:  
        Operating System:  Ubuntu 10.10
        Boot files/dirs:   /boot/grub/grub.cfg /etc/fstab /boot/grub/core.img
    
    sdd2: _________________________________________________________________________
    
        File system:       Extended Partition
        Boot sector type:  -
        Boot sector info:  
    
    sdd5: _________________________________________________________________________
    
        File system:       swap
        Boot sector type:  -
        Boot sector info:  
    
    =========================== Drive/Partition Info: =============================
    
    Drive: sda ___________________ _____________________________________________________
    
    Disco /dev/sda: 320.1 GB, 320072933376 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 38913 cylinders, total de 625142448 setores
    Unidades = setores de 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
    Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
    
    Partition  Boot         Start           End          Size  Id System
    
    /dev/sda1    *             63   625,121,279   625,121,217   7 HPFS/NTFS
    
    
    Drive: sdb ___________________ _____________________________________________________
    
    Disco /dev/sdb: 160.0 GB, 160041885696 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 19457 cylinders, total de 312581808 setores
    Unidades = setores de 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
    Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
    
    Partition  Boot         Start           End          Size  Id System
    
    /dev/sdb1    *          2,048   299,808,767   299,806,720  83 Linux
    /dev/sdb2         299,810,814   312,580,095    12,769,282   5 Extended
    /dev/sdb5         299,821,095   312,576,704    12,755,610  82 Linux swap / Solaris
    
    
    Drive: sdd ___________________ _____________________________________________________
    
    Disco /dev/sdd: 1000.2 GB, 1000204795904 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 121601 cylinders, total de 1953524992 setores
    Unidades = setores de 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
    Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
    
    Partition  Boot         Start           End          Size  Id System
    
    /dev/sdd1               2,048 1,935,095,807 1,935,093,760  83 Linux
    /dev/sdd2       1,935,097,854 1,953,523,711    18,425,858   5 Extended
    /dev/sdd5       1,935,097,856 1,953,523,711    18,425,856  82 Linux swap / Solaris
    
    
    blkid -c /dev/null: ____________________________________________________________
    
    Device           UUID                                   TYPE       LABEL                         
    
    /dev/sda1        E4D86106D860D876                       ntfs                                     
    /dev/sda: PTTYPE="dos" 
    /dev/sdb1        922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f   ext4                                     
    /dev/sdb2: PTTYPE="dos" 
    /dev/sdb5        1426fa42-b102-4c9d-8247-de5a527c9c9c   swap                                     
    /dev/sdb: PTTYPE="dos" 
    /dev/sdd1        579a2dc2-95b0-4770-a214-539868ac5cc5   ext4                                     
    /dev/sdd2: PTTYPE="dos" 
    /dev/sdd5        e96813a3-690e-44ae-8033-0e184cea896e   swap                                     
    /dev/sdd: PTTYPE="dos" 
    error: /dev/sdc: No medium found
    
    ============================ "mount | grep ^/dev  output: ===========================
    
    Device           Mount_Point              Type       Options
    
    /dev/sdb1        /                        ext4       (rw,errors=remount-ro,commit=0)
    /dev/sr0         /media/Bluebirds         iso9660    (ro,nosuid,nodev,uhelper=udisks,uid=1000,gid=1000,iocharset=utf8,mode=0400,dmode=0500)
    /dev/sdd1        /media/579a2dc2-95b0-4770-a214-539868ac5cc5 ext4       (rw,nosuid,nodev,uhelper=udisks)
    /dev/sda1        /media/E4D86106D860D876  fuseblk    (rw,nosuid,nodev,allow_other,blksize=4096,default_permissions)
    
    
    ================================ sda1/boot.ini: ================================
    
    [boot loader] 
    timeout=1 
    default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS 
    [operating systems] 
    multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect 
    
    =================== sda1: Location of files loaded by Grub: ===================
    
    
        ??GB: grub/core.img
    
    =========================== sdb1/boot/grub/grub.cfg: ===========================
    
    #
    # DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE
    #
    # It is automatically generated by grub-mkconfig using templates
    # from /etc/grub.d and settings from /etc/default/grub
    #
    
    ### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/00_header ###
    if [ -s $prefix/grubenv ]; then
      set have_grubenv=true
      load_env
    fi
    set default="0"
    if [ "${prev_saved_entry}" ]; then
      set saved_entry="${prev_saved_entry}"
      save_env saved_entry
      set prev_saved_entry=
      save_env prev_saved_entry
      set boot_once=true
    fi
    
    function savedefault {
      if [ -z "${boot_once}" ]; then
        saved_entry="${chosen}"
        save_env saved_entry
      fi
    }
    
    function recordfail {
      set recordfail=1
      if [ -n "${have_grubenv}" ]; then if [ -z "${boot_once}" ]; then save_env recordfail; fi; fi
    }
    
    function load_video {
      insmod vbe
      insmod vga
    }
    
    insmod part_msdos
    insmod ext2
    set root='(hd1,msdos1)'
    search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set 922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f
    if loadfont /usr/share/grub/unicode.pf2 ; then
      set gfxmode=640x480
      load_video
      insmod gfxterm
    fi
    terminal_output gfxterm
    insmod part_msdos
    insmod ext2
    set root='(hd1,msdos1)'
    search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set 922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f
    set locale_dir=($root)/boot/grub/locale
    set lang=pt
    insmod gettext
    if [ "${recordfail}" = 1 ]; then
      set timeout=-1
    else
      set timeout=10
    fi
    ### END /etc/grub.d/00_header ###
    
    ### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/05_debian_theme ###
    set menu_color_normal=white/black
    set menu_color_highlight=black/light-gray
    ### END /etc/grub.d/05_debian_theme ###
    
    ### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/10_linux ###
    menuentry 'Ubuntu, with Linux 2.6.35-24-generic' --class ubuntu --class gnu-linux --class gnu --class os {
        recordfail
        insmod part_msdos
        insmod ext2
        set root='(hd1,msdos1)'
        search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set 922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f
        linux    /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-24-generic root=UUID=922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f ro   quiet splash
        initrd    /boot/initrd.img-2.6.35-24-generic
    }
    menuentry 'Ubuntu, with Linux 2.6.35-24-generic (recovery mode)' --class ubuntu --class gnu-linux --class gnu --class os {
        recordfail
        insmod part_msdos
        insmod ext2
        set root='(hd1,msdos1)'
        search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set 922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f
        echo    'Loading Linux 2.6.35-24-generic ...'
        linux    /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-24-generic root=UUID=922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f ro single 
        echo    'Loading initial ramdisk ...'
        initrd    /boot/initrd.img-2.6.35-24-generic
    }
    menuentry 'Ubuntu, with Linux 2.6.35-23-generic' --class ubuntu --class gnu-linux --class gnu --class os {
        recordfail
        insmod part_msdos
        insmod ext2
        set root='(hd1,msdos1)'
        search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set 922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f
        linux    /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-23-generic root=UUID=922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f ro   quiet splash
        initrd    /boot/initrd.img-2.6.35-23-generic
    }
    menuentry 'Ubuntu, with Linux 2.6.35-23-generic (recovery mode)' --class ubuntu --class gnu-linux --class gnu --class os {
        recordfail
        insmod part_msdos
        insmod ext2
        set root='(hd1,msdos1)'
        search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set 922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f
        echo    'Loading Linux 2.6.35-23-generic ...'
        linux    /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-23-generic root=UUID=922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f ro single 
        echo    'Loading initial ramdisk ...'
        initrd    /boot/initrd.img-2.6.35-23-generic
    }
    menuentry 'Ubuntu, with Linux 2.6.35-22-generic' --class ubuntu --class gnu-linux --class gnu --class os {
        recordfail
        insmod part_msdos
        insmod ext2
        set root='(hd1,msdos1)'
        search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set 922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f
        linux    /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-22-generic root=UUID=922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f ro   quiet splash
        initrd    /boot/initrd.img-2.6.35-22-generic
    }
    menuentry 'Ubuntu, with Linux 2.6.35-22-generic (recovery mode)' --class ubuntu --class gnu-linux --class gnu --class os {
        recordfail
        insmod part_msdos
        insmod ext2
        set root='(hd1,msdos1)'
        search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set 922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f
        echo    'Loading Linux 2.6.35-22-generic ...'
        linux    /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-22-generic root=UUID=922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f ro single 
        echo    'Loading initial ramdisk ...'
        initrd    /boot/initrd.img-2.6.35-22-generic
    }
    ### END /etc/grub.d/10_linux ###
    
    ### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/20_linux_xen ###
    ### END /etc/grub.d/20_linux_xen ###
    
    ### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/20_memtest86+ ###
    menuentry "Memory test (memtest86+)" {
        insmod part_msdos
        insmod ext2
        set root='(hd1,msdos1)'
        search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set 922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f
        linux16    /boot/memtest86+.bin
    }
    menuentry "Memory test (memtest86+, serial console 115200)" {
        insmod part_msdos
        insmod ext2
        set root='(hd1,msdos1)'
        search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set 922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f
        linux16    /boot/memtest86+.bin console=ttyS0,115200n8
    }
    ### END /etc/grub.d/20_memtest86+ ###
    
    ### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/30_os-prober ###
    menuentry "Microsoft Windows XP Professional (on /dev/sda1)" {
        insmod part_msdos
        insmod ntfs
        set root='(hd0,msdos1)'
        search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set e4d86106d860d876
        drivemap -s (hd0) ${root}
        chainloader +1
    }
    ### END /etc/grub.d/30_os-prober ###
    
    ### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/40_custom ###
    # This file provides an easy way to add custom menu entries.  Simply type the
    # menu entries you want to add after this comment.  Be careful not to change
    # the 'exec tail' line above.
    ### END /etc/grub.d/40_custom ###
    
    ### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/41_custom ###
    if [ -f  $prefix/custom.cfg ]; then
      source $prefix/custom.cfg;
    fi
    ### END /etc/grub.d/41_custom ###
    
    =============================== sdb1/etc/fstab: ===============================
    
    # /etc/fstab: static file system information.
    #
    # Use 'blkid -o value -s UUID' to print the universally unique identifier
    # for a device; this may be used with UUID= as a more robust way to name
    # devices that works even if disks are added and removed. See fstab(5).
    #
    # <file system> <mount point>   <type>  <options>       <dump>  <pass>
    proc            /proc           proc    nodev,noexec,nosuid 0       0
    # / was on /dev/sdb1 during installation
    UUID=922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f /               ext4    errors=remount-ro 0       1
    # swap was on /dev/sdb5 during installation
    UUID=22b01796-08a8-49d8-a5d7-488a82818c9c none            swap    sw              0       0
    
    =================== sdb1: Location of files loaded by Grub: ===================
    
    
     137.6GB: boot/grub/core.img
      43.6GB: boot/grub/grub.cfg
      10.3GB: boot/initrd.img-2.6.35-22-generic
      10.3GB: boot/initrd.img-2.6.35-23-generic
      10.2GB: boot/initrd.img-2.6.35-24-generic
     137.7GB: boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-22-generic
     137.7GB: boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-23-generic
     137.7GB: boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-24-generic
      10.2GB: initrd.img
      10.3GB: initrd.img.old
     137.7GB: vmlinuz
     137.7GB: vmlinuz.old
    
    =========================== sdd1/boot/grub/grub.cfg: ===========================
    
    #
    # DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE
    #
    # It is automatically generated by grub-mkconfig using templates
    # from /etc/grub.d and settings from /etc/default/grub
    #
    
    ### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/00_header ###
    if [ -s $prefix/grubenv ]; then
      set have_grubenv=true
      load_env
    fi
    set default="0"
    if [ "${prev_saved_entry}" ]; then
      set saved_entry="${prev_saved_entry}"
      save_env saved_entry
      set prev_saved_entry=
      save_env prev_saved_entry
      set boot_once=true
    fi
    
    function savedefault {
      if [ -z "${boot_once}" ]; then
        saved_entry="${chosen}"
        save_env saved_entry
      fi
    }
    
    function recordfail {
      set recordfail=1
      if [ -n "${have_grubenv}" ]; then if [ -z "${boot_once}" ]; then save_env recordfail; fi; fi
    }
    
    function load_video {
      insmod vbe
      insmod vga
    }
    
    insmod part_msdos
    insmod ext2
    set root='(hd2,msdos1)'
    search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set 579a2dc2-95b0-4770-a214-539868ac5cc5
    if loadfont /usr/share/grub/unicode.pf2 ; then
      set gfxmode=640x480
      load_video
      insmod gfxterm
    fi
    terminal_output gfxterm
    insmod part_msdos
    insmod ext2
    set root='(hd2,msdos1)'
    search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set 579a2dc2-95b0-4770-a214-539868ac5cc5
    set locale_dir=($root)/boot/grub/locale
    set lang=pt
    insmod gettext
    if [ "${recordfail}" = 1 ]; then
      set timeout=-1
    else
      set timeout=10
    fi
    ### END /etc/grub.d/00_header ###
    
    ### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/05_debian_theme ###
    set menu_color_normal=white/black
    set menu_color_highlight=black/light-gray
    ### END /etc/grub.d/05_debian_theme ###
    
    ### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/10_linux ###
    menuentry 'Ubuntu, with Linux 2.6.35-22-generic' --class ubuntu --class gnu-linux --class gnu --class os {
        recordfail
        insmod part_msdos
        insmod ext2
        set root='(hd2,msdos1)'
        search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set 579a2dc2-95b0-4770-a214-539868ac5cc5
        linux    /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-22-generic root=UUID=579a2dc2-95b0-4770-a214-539868ac5cc5 ro   quiet splash
        initrd    /boot/initrd.img-2.6.35-22-generic
    }
    menuentry 'Ubuntu, with Linux 2.6.35-22-generic (recovery mode)' --class ubuntu --class gnu-linux --class gnu --class os {
        recordfail
        insmod part_msdos
        insmod ext2
        set root='(hd2,msdos1)'
        search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set 579a2dc2-95b0-4770-a214-539868ac5cc5
        echo    'Loading Linux 2.6.35-22-generic ...'
        linux    /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-22-generic root=UUID=579a2dc2-95b0-4770-a214-539868ac5cc5 ro single 
        echo    'Loading initial ramdisk ...'
        initrd    /boot/initrd.img-2.6.35-22-generic
    }
    ### END /etc/grub.d/10_linux ###
    
    ### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/20_linux_xen ###
    ### END /etc/grub.d/20_linux_xen ###
    
    ### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/20_memtest86+ ###
    menuentry "Memory test (memtest86+)" {
        insmod part_msdos
        insmod ext2
        set root='(hd2,msdos1)'
        search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set 579a2dc2-95b0-4770-a214-539868ac5cc5
        linux16    /boot/memtest86+.bin
    }
    menuentry "Memory test (memtest86+, serial console 115200)" {
        insmod part_msdos
        insmod ext2
        set root='(hd2,msdos1)'
        search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set 579a2dc2-95b0-4770-a214-539868ac5cc5
        linux16    /boot/memtest86+.bin console=ttyS0,115200n8
    }
    ### END /etc/grub.d/20_memtest86+ ###
    
    ### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/30_os-prober ###
    menuentry "Microsoft Windows XP Professional (on /dev/sda1)" {
        insmod part_msdos
        insmod ntfs
        set root='(hd0,msdos1)'
        search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set e4d86106d860d876
        drivemap -s (hd0) ${root}
        chainloader +1
    }
    menuentry "Ubuntu, with Linux 2.6.35-24-generic (on /dev/sdb1)" {
        insmod part_msdos
        insmod ext2
        set root='(hd1,msdos1)'
        search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set 922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f
        linux /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-24-generic root=UUID=922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f ro quiet splash
        initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.35-24-generic
    }
    menuentry "Ubuntu, with Linux 2.6.35-24-generic (recovery mode) (on /dev/sdb1)" {
        insmod part_msdos
        insmod ext2
        set root='(hd1,msdos1)'
        search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set 922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f
        linux /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-24-generic root=UUID=922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f ro single
        initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.35-24-generic
    }
    menuentry "Ubuntu, with Linux 2.6.35-23-generic (on /dev/sdb1)" {
        insmod part_msdos
        insmod ext2
        set root='(hd1,msdos1)'
        search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set 922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f
        linux /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-23-generic root=UUID=922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f ro quiet splash
        initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.35-23-generic
    }
    menuentry "Ubuntu, with Linux 2.6.35-23-generic (recovery mode) (on /dev/sdb1)" {
        insmod part_msdos
        insmod ext2
        set root='(hd1,msdos1)'
        search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set 922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f
        linux /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-23-generic root=UUID=922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f ro single
        initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.35-23-generic
    }
    menuentry "Ubuntu, with Linux 2.6.35-22-generic (on /dev/sdb1)" {
        insmod part_msdos
        insmod ext2
        set root='(hd1,msdos1)'
        search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set 922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f
        linux /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-22-generic root=UUID=922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f ro quiet splash
        initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.35-22-generic
    }
    menuentry "Ubuntu, with Linux 2.6.35-22-generic (recovery mode) (on /dev/sdb1)" {
        insmod part_msdos
        insmod ext2
        set root='(hd1,msdos1)'
        search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set 922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f
        linux /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-22-generic root=UUID=922ca5a9-a405-4034-aef4-70b70970154f ro single
        initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.35-22-generic
    }
    ### END /etc/grub.d/30_os-prober ###
    
    ### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/40_custom ###
    # This file provides an easy way to add custom menu entries.  Simply type the
    # menu entries you want to add after this comment.  Be careful not to change
    # the 'exec tail' line above.
    ### END /etc/grub.d/40_custom ###
    
    ### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/41_custom ###
    if [ -f  $prefix/custom.cfg ]; then
      source $prefix/custom.cfg;
    fi
    ### END /etc/grub.d/41_custom ###
    
    =============================== sdd1/etc/fstab: ===============================
    
    # /etc/fstab: static file system information.
    #
    # Use 'blkid -o value -s UUID' to print the universally unique identifier
    # for a device; this may be used with UUID= as a more robust way to name
    # devices that works even if disks are added and removed. See fstab(5).
    #
    # <file system> <mount point>   <type>  <options>       <dump>  <pass>
    proc            /proc           proc    nodev,noexec,nosuid 0       0
    /dev/sdd1       /               ext4    errors=remount-ro 0       1
    # swap was on /dev/sdd5 during installation
    UUID=e96813a3-690e-44ae-8033-0e184cea896e none            swap    sw              0       0
    
    =================== sdd1: Location of files loaded by Grub: ===================
    
    
     506.9GB: boot/grub/core.img
     141.8GB: boot/grub/grub.cfg
        .8GB: boot/initrd.img-2.6.35-22-generic
     506.9GB: boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-22-generic
        .8GB: initrd.img
     506.9GB: vmlinuz
    =======Devices which don't seem to have a corresponding hard drive==============
    
    sdc
    Last edited by Shalimar; January 3rd, 2011 at 07:40 PM.

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