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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to boot after failed upgrade

    I believe you are correct. In the beginning before all this happened I saw my drive through the Asus bios as a uefi boot so I'm sure I had that before. However, I tried formatting that first FAT32...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to boot after failed upgrade

    My apologies for the late reply. I thought I had removed the boot flag from sda2 but I'm guessing I didnt apply it.

    What I do remember is when I ran boot repair from the live cd of ubuntu it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to boot after failed upgrade

    I attempted following your advice however I am still unable to resolve the problem. I removed the boot flag from sda2 using gparted. Then I created a seperate boot recovery usb and booted that using...
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    [ubuntu] Unable to boot after failed upgrade

    Hi,

    The other day I was attempting to upgrade ubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10. The way I normally go about this is by downloading the torrent and creating a live usb since its faster then downloading...
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    [ubuntu] Help with my build

    I've been running Ubuntu on an old HP xw4300 Workstation and while it's been great through the years, I feel that its time for an upgrade. I find that through my daily use of this computer I am...
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    [ubuntu] Nvidia Graphics Card Lag

    I have been using a 64 bit version of 12.04 Ubuntu on a HP xw4300 Workstation. It has a Nvidia Quadro FX 570 graphics card and for some reason whenever I play a video online it lags and becomes very...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cant boot up after update!

    oh okay thank you very much sorry about that. i just have one more question. since i wiped my computer and did a clean install i didnt lose anything important however it would be a pain installing...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cant boot up after update!

    Oh sorry about that i just phrased it wrong i mean how would you go about installing elilo with this step you mentioned?:
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cant boot up after update!

    Sorry for the late response but how would i go about this process if i chose to just install elilo where it cant be harmed?

    thanks
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cant boot up after update!

    i decided to just perform a clean install of the whole system id just like to know how to prevent this type of thing in the future? its unfortunate that ubuntu encountered this problem its a real...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cant boot up after update!

    I ran the following commands and received this:


    To run a command as administrator (user "root"), use "sudo <command>".
    See "man sudo_root" for details.

    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo mount /dev/sda1...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cant boot up after update!

    thank you very much for the advice i tried making sense of what you said and i think i understand a little more of what went wrong. so i installed gdisk and ran both of the command and this is what i...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cant boot up after update!

    oh and here is also a look at my setup in terms of partitions and disks:


    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo fdisk -l

    WARNING: GPT (GUID Partition Table) detected on '/dev/sda'! The util fdisk doesn't...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cant boot up after update!

    So i ended up trying the chroot method you supplied me with and i followed all the steps as precisely as i could mounting all the necessary partitions including my separate boot partition or at least...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cant boot up after update!

    thank you very much ill try that method and let you know what happens
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cant boot up after update!

    Thank you very much for pointing out that link however i searched through that fourum topic and found a process called chroot or something like that but all the links in that topic such as this one...
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    [ubuntu] Cant boot up after update!

    Recently i came home from vacation to find that there was an update for my ubuntu system here's my specs:

    -samsung 9 series laptop
    -64 bit i5 intel
    -64 bit ubuntu 11.04

    so i ran the update...
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