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Re: BIOS Can Not Find Disk




Dan Norton composed on 2017-12-03 15:54 (UTC-0500):

> Pascal Hambourg wrote:

>> Dan Norton composed:

>>> Yes, no grub in mbr - unless installer insists.

>> Then what you wrote earlier was wrong : GRUB is not installed in 
>> /dev/sda1, and this partition is useless. As I wrote earlier, a BIOS 
>> boot partition is used by GRUB to store its core image only when 
>> installing its boot image in the MBR of the disk. This partition 
>> replaces the unallocated "embedded area" located between the MBR and 
>> the first partition on MSDOS disks.

> Then, to proceed, remove /dev/sda1 partition followed by grub-install?

 If sda1 is a type EEh partition, doing that will probably dig your hole too
deep to escape from, absent a full partition table wipe. :-(
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