This article explains how to use the bootsect (bootsect.exe) utility to rebuild your computer’s boot sector available only for these Windows versions: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 and 10.
The problem: you have installed a new kernel with smxi, or you believe you have, but when you reboot, there is no sign of the kernel in your grub boot menu of kernels or operating systems.
fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 120.0 GB, 120034123776 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 14593 cylinders Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes Disk identifier: 0x0003146f Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 536 82 Linux swap / Solaris Partition 1 does not end on cylinder boundary.
Make sure to set the correct device path, as this process will delete all data that was on the specified device previously!
Previous releases such as Linux Mint 9, 10, 11, or even the main edition of Linux Mint 12 are not covered by this tutorial.
Traditionally, tools such as ' Startup Disk Creator' or ' UNetbootin' were needed to install Linux Mint via USB.
more infos in answers below - sry for thos confusing style but im working on diff live system and browsers and have to reboot always the boot info script output is also down below maybe an advanced user can correct my fail posting - after i can solve my issuse i will register here thanx and pls help me with those weired issues !
[#5] [task-1] [2009-08-28 .944 04828 error 'task-1'] Task Impl has failed with Method Fault:: Exception: converter.fault.