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

Ulhas Bhole bholeulhas at yahoo.com
Sat Jan 17 13:37:36 IST 2009

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From: ""Shantanoo Mahajan (शंतनू  " <shantanoo at gmail.com>
To: Pune GNU/Linux Users Group Mailing List <plug-mail at plug.org.in>
Sent: Saturday, January 17, 2009 4:47:55 AM
Subject: Re: [PLUG] Ubuntu 8.10 GRUB problem - only shows memtest option

On 16-Jan-09, at 10:51 PM, Ulhas Bhole wrote:

> Hi Mandar,
> I haven't followed the whole thread but if you are not keen on  
> Windows loader to load Linux what you can do is change the boot  
> flag. Currently you windows partion will have a boot flag active  
> which you can change and mark your /dev/sda6 active (boot flag). you  
> can do this by booting into Live CD/DVD and using gparted or if you  
> are fan of commandline utility then you can use fdisk but it is bit  
> risky there and you need to be sure about what you are doing with  
> Grub anyway should have your windows entry so you can use Grub to  
> dual boot. To be honest I tried 2-3 times in past to configure  
> windows boot loader to load Linux but failed all the time and gave  
> up. Change active boot partition is much easier.
> I hope this helps.
> Regards,
> Ulhas Bhole

Hi Ulhas,
Please don't use top-posting while posting. More info:


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Hi Shantanoo,
Sorry for the mistake. Forgot to change the default mail option for plug mailing. 


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