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I deleted the partition responsible for boot loading to the OS. And going forward when I start my PC up it only loops. Is there any link or procedure that can help me recover the partition or re-install GRUB

  • What partition did you delete exactly? Do you still have /boot and does it still contain initrd.img* and vmlinuz* and initramfs* files? – terdon May 28 '14 at 12:08
  • @terdon i think he deleted a separate grub partition which contains .efi files. – Avinash Raj May 28 '14 at 12:09
  • @AvinashRaj yes, that's what I want to check. – terdon May 28 '14 at 12:10
  • The partition i deleted was linuxswap (i believe thats the name of the partition) – ryekayo May 28 '14 at 12:11
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    linux swap? don't worry about that. – Avinash Raj May 28 '14 at 12:13
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There is a tool to repair GRUB. Here is its documentation : Boot-Repair

If you have delete your linux-swap partition, boot on a live-CD, open gparted (or install it with sudo apt-get install gparted and open it).

In gparted, recreate a partition (type linux-swap), apply, and reboot.

  • How big would you set this partition to? – ryekayo May 28 '14 at 12:42
  • Same size as your RAM size (I have 4GB of RAM, my swap size is 4GB) – Dremor May 28 '14 at 13:02

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