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To restore the MBR, the accepted method is to use a Windows CD. We didn’t have that luxury. Fortunately we had a Ubuntu Live USB in hand. The method to fix the MBR is: 1. Boot the machine using the Live USB/CD. 2. Install lilo sudo apt-get install lilo Fix the MBR using lilo using the command: sudo lilo -M /dev/sda mbr Works like a charm!
FYI, you don't need a dedicated /boot partition; you can just leave /boot in your lvm root volume. Either way, run sudo dpkg-reconfigure grub-pc to reinstall it.
Search for disk in dash, and click on it. and follow the images below. Make sure that the disk is unmounted to be be able to complete the tasks. Click on the little wheels on the to right corner, and choose format disk. That will setup the partition Then click on the little wheels as shown below, and choose format to get the flash drive ready for ...
It's possible that the newer computer was configured to boot in EFI mode rather than in the older BIOS mode, which is probably what the older computer uses. Check your partition table. If you've got a smallish FAT partition at the start that shows in GParted or parted as having its "boot flag" set, or that gdisk shows as having a type code of EF00, then ...
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