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Dual boot stops working after Update Manager run

Postby nashot99 on Thu Nov 22, 2012 10:52 am

Hi All,

This is my first time installing Mint 14 alongside Windows 7. Installation was no brainer and really liked the flexibility that Mint installation options offer

Here is my config
Hard Drive# 1 -- Total 160 GB
/dev/sda1 Windows 7 (156GB)
/dev/sda2 /boot for Mint (2GB)

Hard Drive#2 -- Total 1TB
/dev/sdb1 NTFS (915 GB)
/dev/sdb2 / for MInt (20 GB)
/dev/sdb3 SWAP area (4GB)
/dev/sdb4 /home (60 GB)

I added /dev/sdb2 to Windows boot loader using EasyBCD and can boot into Mint fine. I see that as soon as I login to Mint the UpdateManager has notification for update of a few tens of packages. My problem is however, if I let UpdateManager a free run (select all -> install) I'm no longer be able to boot into Mint after restart, windows boot loader shows up, if I select Mint as an option it does nothing and keeps restarting the machine, leaving me no option but to select Windows and login. I'd it happen to me a couple of times and now concerned about letting Update Manager do anything

Does anybody have any suggestions regarding how can I manager either Updates or Update Manager better on Mint..?

Thanks,
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Re: Dual boot stops working after Update Manager run

Postby nashot99 on Sat Nov 24, 2012 5:06 pm

Nobody has any similar experience..?

Here is my partitioning scheme to be precise:

Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/sdb5 19222656 3743944 14502152 21% /
udev 2015380 4 2015376 1% /dev
tmpfs 809836 940 808896 1% /run
none 5120 0 5120 0% /run/lock
none 2024584 76 2024508 1% /run/shm
none 102400 12 102388 1% /run/user
/dev/sdb7 59579532 266348 56286704 1% /home
/dev/sda2 2063536 64556 1894156 4% /boot
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