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Gparted froze up a couple of times while i was reformatting a micro SD card with my xubuntu hp. I wasn't able to restart gparted, as it had crashed, so I manually restarted (power button) my machine, as I had done a few times before. This time, however, immediately upon powering up, the very first thing on my black screen:

 error disk ',gpt2' grub rescue

I read that I might be able to use boot-repair to solve this problem. I booted via my original xubuntu dvd, but boot repair doesn't seem to be able to fix the issue...

Is it true that I may need to reformat my drive and reinstall xubuntu? If this is the case, do you know of a way for me to save the data on my machine before it is wiped?

This is my generated Boot Repair URL

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this is my generated Boot Repair URL: paste.ubuntu.com/6501787 –  greg Dec 1 '13 at 0:19
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