View Full Version : [ubuntu] Cannot boot after ubuntu server install in expert mode

May 20th, 2010, 01:14 AM
1. I have 4 HDD drives x 1TB.

2. My goal: I want to have /boot partition outside
raid and everything else on raid (except swap)

3. On first drive I have partition 300mb,
mountpoint=/boot, flag=bootable

4. Everything else I have in software RAID10 (with LVM over it).

4.1. I have logical partition over my raid,
mountpoint=/ (root)

5. My mother only supports fake raid, so I decided to not use it at all. I decided to use software rade.

6. I burn Ubuntu Server 10.04 DVD and booted from it and started installation in expert mode.

7. I partioned everything manually.

8. I selected GRUB when it asked to select what bootloader to use.

9. I then finished installation, rebooted and it wan't boot.

10. Finally I booted from my Ubuntu Live CD and collected some info by boot info script:

11. I do not know what to do next...
11.1. Is the problem is with grub?
11.2. Do I still have my ubuntu server installation unbreaked?
11.3. How to fix finally fix this problem that I'm trying to solve in 30-hours-non-stop-mode.

Thank you very much in advance,

May 20th, 2010, 01:17 AM
P.S. I have IPMI (KVM over LAN) with static IP, so it's accessible from outside. Just in case someone will want to try...

May 20th, 2010, 06:42 PM
Anyone can help?

May 23rd, 2010, 04:52 PM
Can anyone help me with this problem please?

May 23rd, 2010, 05:31 PM
maybe some help:



May 23rd, 2010, 09:58 PM
You are using old grub, new grub is better with raid I think. The script does not parse raid systems well as raid is not common on desktops.

Your sda does not show the install and I would expect the script to see it if it is not part of the raid set. Are the /boot & /boot/grub files all there?