View Full Version : [all variants] Cloned HDD, resized partitions - now Ubuntu is Wonky. Grub fix??

jimmy the saint
July 6th, 2008, 03:51 AM
I went from an 80 Gig HDD to a 160 and resized some of the partions with Acronis' boot CD. There was a warning about the boot loader needing attention due to the changing partitions, but no explanation except for Lilo. When I boot up with the new drive, Ubuntu loads but the boot is verbose and I get a lot of fails. The video is slow (for example, drawing a selection box is ridiculously slow) and I am sure there are other things I am not noticing due to this transfer. I am pretty sure it is an issue with Grub. How would I go about fixing grub? I dual-boot vista and Ubuntu, and I do not have a seperate boot partition. I figure there has to be a utility that will reinstall Grub and have it automatically detect the operating systems again.



July 6th, 2008, 04:04 AM
This should be complete enough. If not, click on the Guide home page, scroll down, and check out Super Grub Disk. Saved my life once ;)



jimmy the saint
July 6th, 2008, 04:15 AM
wow, thanks for the link. I will check that out, but it sure is heavy reading!! The more I think about it, the more I wonder if it is a grub issue or an Ubuntu issue though. My kernel shows up and the OS loads, it just doesn't load 100% correctly. Would this be a grub issue or would it be something else?

July 6th, 2008, 03:13 PM
Can you be more specific about "not 100% correctly"? What is wrong exactly, what is it that you expect to happen and doesn't. What crashes. What is broken. What did you install or change before the problem(s) started occurring?

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