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I installed Ubuntu 11.10 from a disk image cd to a clean (no o/s) hard drive but cannot get it to boot from the hard drive although the boot sequence in the bios is for HDD-0, FLOPPY A, CD ROM. It keep on asking for the cd to boot. Can someone help please.

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Can you try this : askubuntu.com/questions/81291/restore-grub-cannot-find-file/… (Open with LiveCD) –  Eray Nov 21 '11 at 16:26
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From reading your description it almost sounds like you might have simply dragged an iso image of Ubuntu onto a hard drive.. You'll need to describe in more detail what you did. You need to boot the system with an Ubuntu CD and follow the installation directions. –  Caesium Nov 21 '11 at 16:28
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I wonder if maybe your MBR is frozen. –  user606723 Nov 21 '11 at 16:32

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If you have no data on the hard drive, insert a live cd and reinstall.

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