Re: HOWTO: migrate wubi install to partition
I was looking at the notes for the 2.0 script and would like a bit of clarification. If migrates to a partition with the grub boot-loader, reboots, what do I see? Will I see the current list of two OS's like I do now with my Wubi install? Isn't it preferable to use the GRUB boot-loader than not. Would not installing it with this script prohibit dual boots?
I also have another question about the sd partitions. I'm not certain as to which sd my current Wubi install is on. I've looked in Gparted and it does seem that my main drive, which should contain both Win7 and the Wubi installation has been given the sde designation. That flies in the face of the norm I think. I want to migrate my Wubi install to what is referred to in Gparted as sde5. There is no sde6. SDE5 is indicated as the logical partition. Will this script, the 2.0 version recognize which partition Wubi is on and allow me to choose the sd partition I want to migrate to? The label of that partition is seen in Gparted but, a big BUT, I can't view the files on it. My only option here is to reboot back into Win7 and move any files in the sde5 partition to other locations. That would be a nuisance as I'd like to perform this entire operation, including housekeeping, within Ubuntu. I've tried to mount that partition but it is indicated in Gparted as "busy". Any help with this would be appreciated.
I had originally planned on reformatting everything but it seems like Win7 is behaving itself again so I've settled on this option instead. I only need Windows for Photoshop.
Slightly off topic: Funny thing about Windows...when I play video files in Ubuntu they play perfectly with no codecs issues. When I finally got to restart Win7 all the videos sounded weird. Side question: Does Ubuntu know or load the proper codecs from the get-go? That would seem to be the case as Videos and sound files played perfectly out of the box.
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