Fix : Ubuntu Boot error – Boot device not found (after partitioning)

Problem: Ubuntu gives the message “Boot device not found” after partitioning using Gparted (done from a usb instance).

Reason : Unknown. Could be that no partition was mapped to /boot.

Fix: Open terninal – Run these commands

  1. sudo mkdir /media/fix
  2. sudo mount /dev/sda2 /media/fix(replace /dev/sda2 by your drive name.)
  3. sudo chroot /media/fix su
  4. apt-get update
  5. apt-get upgrade

Reference: Zee’s 6 Step Ubuntu Fix

Kj [/.] Sreekumar programs computers as a hobby and profession. Into programming from his school days, Sree uses Codemarvels to key in facts and fixes he finds interesting while working on different projects. Some of the articles here give away a few shades of his philosophical leanings too.

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