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by Jjude
Tue Jun 15, 2010 5:27 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Vodafone top up Dongle and Mint 7
Replies: 2
Views: 525

Re: Vodafone top up Dongle and Mint 7

Thanks for ur reply, but while still googling for a fix and before i saw ur reply this worked posted by clarckkillick, http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php? ... +up+dongle. But thanks for taking the time. much appreciated.

Jj x
by Jjude
Tue Jun 15, 2010 10:29 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Vodafone top up Dongle and Mint 7
Replies: 2
Views: 525

Vodafone top up Dongle and Mint 7

Hi everyone, ive give away an old laptop that i installed mint 7 on a long time ago. My problem is, they dont have broadband like I have. They have a vodafone top up dongle, and although i can see it when i try to connect for some reason i cannot get the dongle to work. any help would be greatly rec...
by Jjude
Tue Jun 01, 2010 9:51 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Newbie Again Mint 9
Replies: 2
Views: 397

Re: Newbie Again Mint 9

Thanks. Guess I shouldnt verture away so long next time and stay in the loop

cheers for the responce

Jj
by Jjude
Tue Jun 01, 2010 9:43 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Newbie Again Mint 9
Replies: 2
Views: 397

Newbie Again Mint 9

I heard Mint had a new version, and thought that Id try it out. Im just new to mint since version 6 and 7.. then went off and played with Win 7... can anyone tell me on the downloads page which is the main edition? ive downloaded two, linuxmint 9 gome dvd i386.iso and linuxmint 9 gnome cd amd64.iso,...
by Jjude
Thu Oct 29, 2009 9:33 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: grub loading error 18
Replies: 23
Views: 2316

Re: grub loading error 18

Just an update, its was deffinately the drive not being able to be read to.... everything that was tried, failed to read/write, been in touch with asus as netbook is only 14 months old, and they are fixing/replacing as the case may be. So thanks maddog, i learnt a few things trying what u suggested,...
by Jjude
Wed Oct 28, 2009 3:51 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: grub loading error 18
Replies: 23
Views: 2316

Re: grub loading error 18

Thank you for all your help Maddog, but it is all a little beyond me, but we havent lost yet. Got a friend who uses ubuntu and is a lot more technical than I, and he is going to have a look for me, so will keep you posted if netbook can be saved. Must say this is a great forum, especially when your ...
by Jjude
Tue Oct 27, 2009 11:25 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: grub loading error 18
Replies: 23
Views: 2316

Re: grub loading error 18

ill give that a go tx, ill try anything right now. though i do think ill be looking at a new pc in near future.

Not sure if all this is a bit beyond my capabilities.
by Jjude
Tue Oct 27, 2009 10:33 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: grub loading error 18
Replies: 23
Views: 2316

Re: grub loading error 18

yes it does from what i can tell.
by Jjude
Tue Oct 27, 2009 8:09 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: grub loading error 18
Replies: 23
Views: 2316

Re: grub loading error 18

does this help anyone to see what my problem is mint@mint ~ $ sudo sfdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 1962 cylinders, 255 heads, 63 sectors/track read: Input/output error sfdisk: read error on /dev/sda - cannot read sector 0 /dev/sda: unrecognized partition table type No partitions found Disk /dev/sdb: 1020 c...
by Jjude
Tue Oct 27, 2009 4:12 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: grub loading error 18
Replies: 23
Views: 2316

Re: grub loading error 18

I dont think this is a grub problem anymore, just tried booting netbook with no usb live, an theres nothing on the hd at all. so its just trying to get the install to work.
by Jjude
Tue Oct 27, 2009 2:50 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: grub loading error 18
Replies: 23
Views: 2316

Re: grub loading error 18

Hi Maddog, yes I can run mint live from usb, Ive tried the installer, but install only gets to partition bit then no matter what i try it does round in a loop. i keep getting input/output error and im not sure if its just a small user error thats causing me the problems.
by Jjude
Mon Oct 26, 2009 9:18 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: grub loading error 18
Replies: 23
Views: 2316

Re: grub loading error 18

mint@mint ~ $ sudo fdisk -l Disk /dev/sdb: 2008 MB, 2008023040 bytes 16 heads, 32 sectors/track, 7660 cylinders Units = cylinders of 512 * 512 = 262144 bytes Disk identifier: 0x000ae51d Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sdb1 * 16 7660 1956928 b W95 FAT32 is this any help to an expert?
by Jjude
Mon Oct 26, 2009 7:06 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: grub loading error 18
Replies: 23
Views: 2316

Re: grub loading error 18

with a live usb mint is it possible to remove grub? do i need grub if Im only wnating to run mint? on the netbook.
by Jjude
Mon Oct 26, 2009 6:53 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: grub loading error 18
Replies: 23
Views: 2316

Re: grub loading error 18

also.... the attempt to mount a file system with type ext3 in sc12 (o,0,0,) partition #1 (sda) at / failed you may resume partitioniing from menu, i can go back ( get same result) or continue and get the prepare disk space. using entire disk space gets me to the above error message, specifying parti...
by Jjude
Mon Oct 26, 2009 6:47 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: grub loading error 18
Replies: 23
Views: 2316

Re: grub loading error 18

as netbook booted up, i pressed escape and got two options, i chose to boot from flash drive, and finally got to my unetboot install... its starts to install, but i keep getting an error saying input/output error during read on / dev/sda
by Jjude
Mon Oct 26, 2009 4:55 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: grub loading error 18
Replies: 23
Views: 2316

Re: grub loading error 18

as far as i can see, everything in bios looks fine. as for flashing, im not expert enough to even try.

Thanks for your suggestions so far, they are much appreciated. If id do solve this problem one way or another, Ill let you know.

Thanks again.

Jj x
by Jjude
Mon Oct 26, 2009 4:34 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: grub loading error 18
Replies: 23
Views: 2316

Re: grub loading error 18

yes
, trying to use same usb stick to reinstall, it just keeps coming up with that message. ive done F2 making sure it boots from removable drive, but its still no go. Im just lost on what to try next.
by Jjude
Mon Oct 26, 2009 4:29 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: grub loading error 18
Replies: 23
Views: 2316

Re: grub loading error 18

yes
, trying to use same usb stick to reinstall, it just keeps coming up with that message. ive done F2 making sure it boots from removable drive, but its still no go. Im just lost on what to try next.
by Jjude
Mon Oct 26, 2009 4:13 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: grub loading error 18
Replies: 23
Views: 2316

Re: grub loading error 18

is there a way to fix grub?
by Jjude
Mon Oct 26, 2009 4:12 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: grub loading error 18
Replies: 23
Views: 2316

Re: grub loading error 18

its not letting me do that, i keep getting that message after rebooting to reinstall.

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