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Okay so I had a Lion & Windows 8 dualboot running. The windows 8 was just tragically awful so I formatted that partition and installed ubuntu over the top. Now, I can boot into ubuntu just fine, it loads up the grub loader and it shows my lion partition on it. However, when I click the lion option my computer just reboots and I can't get back into lion. What have I done and how can I fix it? :/ There's lots of important things on that partition..

Also, when I try and mount the lion partition in ubuntu it says:

Error mounting: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sda1,
missing codepage or helper program, or other error
In some cases useful info is found in syslog - try
dmesg | tail or so

How do I fix that?

Thanks, Chris

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sudo gedit /boot/grub/grub.cfg
in the custom 40 section add
..read here
http://www.insanelym...howtopic=269949
however notice
set root=(hd1) can be (hd0,3) or so.
change until u find proper (disk,partition)

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grub never boot Lion,you need to install grub inside linux partition,and after reboot you see Chameleon,no grub loader
Enjoy
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First off reinstall ubuntu, when you see this:
http://3.bp.blogspot...tu+from+usb.jpg
Set the bootloader to install to the same partition as ubuntu.

Now get a cd / usb stick with chameleon on it (e.g. an iatkos install cd would do). Use this to boot into your os x partition. From there reinstall chameleon and your should be back up and running.

Only thing you'll have to do it shorten the boot time on the linux bootloader to 0 (purely cosmetic)





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