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comment Grub rescue no such device error
Please put the boot repair info link in the comment.
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comment Can't set assigned Ubuntu hard drive in boot sequence
Please make this a new question and put a final comment here. So that I can find it easily.
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comment Installing Ubuntu from an external hard drive
What happens if you choose "Try Ubuntu" after booting from the external HDD?
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comment Partition of hard drive using ubuntu for installation and personal use
possible duplicate of How do I partition a drive so that the data is separate from the operating system?
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comment Installing Ubuntu from an external hard drive
The black screen has probably nothing to do with the hard drive. Possible duplicate of My computer boots to a black screen what options do I have to fix it?
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comment Can't set assigned Ubuntu hard drive in boot sequence
If you download the boot-repair disk's ISO and create the CD (burn the CD), it should boot. See the 1st option under Getting boot-repair. Once you boot from the CD you should see the first screen. Click the recommended repair first. If it does not work, boot again from the boot-repair CD and click on "Advanced Options" at the bottom left. Go to GRUB location tab. Select Place GRUB in all disks (Except USB disks without OS). Then click Apply.
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comment Can't set assigned Ubuntu hard drive in boot sequence
OK. Do the boot-repair recommended repair. If that does not work use boot-repair advance options to install GRUB in the MBR or both sda and sdb, unless recommended repair tries that already. Open a new question with a link to the boot-repair log file.
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comment Can't set assigned Ubuntu hard drive in boot sequence
See help.ubuntu.com/community/Boot-Repair and try the option to put GRUB in both /dev/hda as well as /dev/hdb.
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comment Can't set assigned Ubuntu hard drive in boot sequence
Also see askubuntu.com/questions/143667/… for identifying the / partition and some other choices. If nothing works please ask a new question about "grub rescue no such device error. Link to this question as well as the GRUB rescue question I mentioned above. Indicate in the new question that you have GRUB in one drive and / in another.
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comment Can't set assigned Ubuntu hard drive in boot sequence
It looks like GRUB cannot find the Ubuntu / partition. I am guessing "2785cb02-5d56-4a3a-8e69-f6f950b92f0e" is /dev/hdb1. Can you reboot and when GRUB comes up, choose Windows? Just to make sure it is working and you can still access /dev/hdb1 (the data partition) from Windows. Or boot from Live DVD and run gparted to make sure all the partitions are there without any errors.
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comment Linksys - Dual-Band Wireless-N USB 2.0 Adapter
Open a terminal by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T and type lsusb<Enter>. Copy the output (highlight > right-click > Copy) and paste it in your question above. Do the same after typing iwconfig<Enter>.
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comment Linksys - Dual-Band Wireless-N USB 2.0 Adapter
It should be recognized without any need for drivers. Click on the WiFi icon on top right corner (an funnel/cone icon). Make sure WiFi is enabled. Try turning the computer off, plug in the adapter and then turning it on. Please update your question above with additional information if it still does not work.
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comment Can't set assigned Ubuntu hard drive in boot sequence
Keeping GRUB in the same drive as Ubuntu keeps things simple, particularly for those who don't want to "mess with" the drive with Windows. Reinstalling Windows will overwrite GRUB in the MBR (Master Boot Record) of /dev/hda. Then you will have to put GRUB back there to boot Ubuntu again.
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comment Can't set assigned Ubuntu hard drive in boot sequence
This seems correct. Device for boot loader installation should be /dev/hda. From your comments it looks like /dev/hda has only 3 primary partitions out of the max of 4. The third primary partition is a special kind called extended and inside it there are hda5 and hda6, the two logical partitions. So there is no hda4. It is reserved for the 4th primary partition. From your description hda6 for swap and hdb2 for / sounds the logical choices. You have to make sure that this is correct. That is, these are the new ones with no data.
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