update-grub. There have been many threads regarding this problem but I have not been able to find a solution to this. 21. Grub-install/dev/sda Failed I am trying to install Ubuntu 17.04 on a completely bare machine. Thread starter xenton; Start date Sep 12, 2010; X. xenton Posts: 32 +0. An easy fix to this is to disconnect any extra drive; however, in my case, it requires … grub-install /dev/sd [a-z] # Update GRUB. I believe that this is the main reason for grub installation failure. – … Next screen advises to boot manually with the /vmlinuz kernel on partition /dev sda6 and root=/dev/sda6 passed as a … So select the drive you prefer to install grub on. Meskipun installer tahu untuk menginstal /dev/sdb, itu kemudian mencoba untuk menginstal grub ke MBR aktif /dev/sda, dan gagal.Solusinya adalah kembali ke menu, coba lagi, katakan TIDAK untuk menginstal secara otomatis … GRUB does not need to be on /dev/sda. # Chroot. "Unable to install GRUB in /dev/sda" t.bandara @tbandara. . Downloaded the installer, burned it on a DVD, inserted to laptop, rebooted, and got the step-by-step install GUI screen. You might want to add the information from the comments on Mario's answer to your question so all of the diagnostic information is in your question. All good, until, near the end, i got this error: Executing 'grub-install /dev/sdb' failed. September 21, 2019, 8:28 pm මගේ Laptop එකේ install කරල තියෙන්නේ Windows 10 Pro 64-bit මෙහෙයුම් පද්ධතියයි. chroot /target. ( if more than one OS on the PC) 4. boot you preferred OS. 3. locate bootable OS on the pc. Code. # This is normally the drive you've selected to install OpenMediaVault on. Ubuntu: "Unable to install GRUB in /dev/sda" when installing GRUB Helpful? 5. # Replace [a-z] with the drive you want to install grub to. 2 hard drives - 1TB SATA HDD and a Kingston UV400 240GB SSD, motherboard is Gigabyte GA-MA-H110M-S2H the processor is Intel7th Gen Dual Core l3 7100 3.9 Ghz I am trying to install from a CD /Download. 7. run "grub-install /dev… Does anyone have any tips or tricks I could try or videos that I could watch? The installation failed when it tried to put grub on /dev/sda (in my case). The main problem is that the Ubuntu installation wants to install GRUB in /dev/sda, even when /dev/sdb is selected as the installation drive. Sep 12, 2010 #1 Hi Everyone, Thought I'd try Ubuntu for the first time. 17 Posts. Saya baru saja mengalami masalah ini menginstal Ubuntu 14.04 dari stik USB ke hard drive. Weirdly I managed to get Fedora to install although it has all sorts of weird issues once installed and isn't really usable (Ubuntu runs fine when running off the usb). The Linux Mint 19.1 installer tried to install GRUB on one of my RAID drives (/dev/sda) instead of the brand new Samsung SSD (/dev/sdb). This is a fatal error. 6. usually most people prefer grub on "/dev/sda" but that's no always the case. "Unable to install GRUB in /dev/sda" during install. I put attention that: [*] When installation is running from a LiveCD session then no disk drives (/dev/sda, /dev/sdb etc) available. Executing 'GRUB-install dummy' failed. At this point I took the photo that is the thumbnail for the above video. Masalahnya adalah tongkat USB /dev/sda, menginstal ke hard drive/dev/sdb. Login & go terminal as root. 2. boot super grub. I tried the /dev/sdb option, but that failed too. Ubuntu install unable to install grub /dev/sda.