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Thread: error occured and it was not possible to install the boot loader at the specified loc

  1. #1
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    error occured and it was not possible to install the boot loader at the specified loc

    might cry soon, had so many problems and still nothing
    latest problem when installing

    sorry and error occured and it was not possible to install the boot loader at the specified location.

    any ideas on how to fix? i dont want to install it on a different HDD

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    Re: error occured and it was not possible to install the boot loader at the specified

    how to install:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php...28&postcount=2

    and grub doc link below

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    Re: error occured and it was not possible to install the boot loader at the specified

    thats what i already have set up.
    would it help if i created a /boot myself?

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    Re: error occured and it was not possible to install the boot loader at the specified

    Where were you trying to install grub to?
    MacBook Pro 10,1 retina

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    Re: error occured and it was not possible to install the boot loader at the specified

    uh kinda new to ubuntu... so i have no idea what that means

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    Re: error occured and it was not possible to install the boot loader at the specified

    Which version of Ubuntu are you trying to install?
    It's likely that you are using the default settings so grub would be trying to install to /dev/sda, which would normally be the first available hard drive on your system.
    MacBook Pro 10,1 retina

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    Re: error occured and it was not possible to install the boot loader at the specified

    ubuntu 11.4 trying to install to sdb which is my sata drive have to install there coz the a drive is ide

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