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Read Error and grub rescue

My Dell inspiron 7420 laptop had windows7(home preimium) and ubuntu 13.04 gnome i386 dual boot, and since 4 months i started getting this Read error on boot up or sometimes even error no such ...
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I need step by step guidence to recover grub [duplicate]

Yesterday I removed some two tiny partions from the disk, Today it won't boot. I opened my computer from USB now, but I can not install grub from chroot. I run sudo blkid I noticed that my ubuntu ...
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How can I boot Ubuntu from a USB external disk that was previously the internal laptop disk?

I finally decided to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my laptop; I also upgraded the internal disk to 1TB and kept (untouched) the old 500 GB disk in a SATA-USB enclosure for sake of security (you may ...
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Out Of disk, but still boots

I have a HP Compaq nx6310 notebook wth 4gb memory & a new 250gb hdd. After installing Ubuntu 12.04, i got an "out of disk" error & was unable to boot. I rebooted in live, instaled & ran ...
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What do I do if Grub sometimes freezes and/or I get “ATA bus error” in my logs?

My machine one day started inconsistently to fail to boot. I found that Grub was (sometimes) unable to load either the kernel or the ramdisk (it said "out of Disk"). It got to the point where I could ...
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How do I create a boot disk?

I have a working Ubuntu partition on one of my hard drives, however grub is not installed. What I would like is a 'boot disk' which allows me to boot this partition. Does such a thing exist? I'm ...
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Does Grub2 Require an Optional SCSI Feature?

I was told that the SCSI mode page commands that provide serial numbers are an optional feature. Is this true? Grub2 most definitely fails to function on disks that do not provide serial numbers. ...