Grub Fails to Install to /Target/

Asked by 0graham0 on 2007-08-11

Hi, I am attempting to install Xubuntu 7.04 on a Dell Latitude LM. I have to boot with a Win98 floppy, which has the file added on. I can then boot the Xubuntu Alternative Install CD from the DOS prompt using I have a 6.0 GB hard drive with a 4.9 gb root partition and a 100 mb /boot/ partition. When Grub attempts to install, it returns the message "Failed to install to /Target/" I have tried manually setting the install destination to /dev/sda(0,0) and /dev/hda(0,0) with the same error? Could this be a problem with Xubuntu, Myself or is the problem related to the grub-installer.

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Dmitry Mityugov (dmitry-mityugov) said :

Duplicate. See my other reply

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0graham0 (0graham0) said :

I think the problem was a faulty burn of the install cd. I manually installed from the command line and everything went fine, sorry