[PLUG] Ubuntu 8.10 GRUB problem - only shows memtest option

Abhishek Amberkar [अभिषेक] abhishek.amberkar at gmail.com
Sat Jan 17 09:11:46 IST 2009

On Sat, Jan 17, 2009 at 3:31 AM, Raseel Bhagat <raseelbhagat at gmail.com> wrote:

>> Even if you install GRUB on MBR, you will get your windows boot correctly.
>> GRUB's chainloader can boot windows.
> Thats true, while installing Ubuntu, if you would have chosen MBR instead of
> /dev/sda6 , Ubuntu's installer would have intelligently detected Windows on
> the machine and installed GRUB loader with a 'Windows" entry to boot into
> Windows.
> But anyways, I think in your current situation, your missing vmlinuz  is
> clearly the problem.
> At the top of my head, the following few methods come to mind :
> - Re-install Ubuntu
> - Download a kernel tarball (maybe 2.6.27 itself) and compile it manually.

> - Try putting a vmlinuz from an installed machine. If you want to go with
> this method, I could mail my vmlinuz-2.6.27-7-generic to your offlist.

Does this method work out of box?
With Regards
Abhishek Amberkar

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