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post #11 of 19
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Esc just makes it restart. My grub memu only has the option to run memtest...this is very irritating. I guess I MUST have done something, but for life of me I can't remember WHAT.
post #12 of 19
take out the disk?
post #13 of 19
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There is no disk...
post #14 of 19
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There is no disk...
Then how are you running memtest...
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worst case you'll have to boot off of a linux CD, mount your partition, and edit your grub file to fix the menu timeout and default.
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Then how are you running memtest...
Linux has it on the hard drive sometimes, so you can boot straight into it from GRUB.
    
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Hmm, if your grub menu only has memtest in it, that's why it only boots into memtest (sorry to state the obvious). You need to get the other entries in there - Ubuntu uses GRUB2, so it's different than most distros. Check out this page for info on how to fix it
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post #18 of 19
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Yes, memtest is running from the hard drive - it came with Ubuntu. Sorry, should have mentioned that.

I guess something got mixed up with the grub menu...I will have to see if I can fix it from its boot menu =/
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Yes, memtest is running from the hard drive - it came with Ubuntu. Sorry, should have mentioned that.

I guess something got mixed up with the grub menu...I will have to see if I can fix it from its boot menu =/
ubuntu uses grub2 doesnt it?

just boot from a live disc and grub-configure

should fix it... SHOULD
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