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Old 1st September 2006, 03:05
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Default bootloader not installed with systemimager

I am trying to restore my system from a systemimager image, using the dedicated restore script. After the script finishes copying all the files it gives me this error and quits:

Error: none of the following bootloaders wchere successfully setup on your system
YaBoot, Iseries, EFI, Elilo, Grub, Palo, Aboot

My setup:
Knoppix live cd v5
restoring to an external usb drive (my server is also running of an external usb drive with no internal drives, ubuntu dapper)

I tried booting the restored image but its not bootable, though all my files are there.

Any suggestions would be welcome

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Update:

I just checked by /boot directory and found that i didn't have a /boot/grub directory ... which i found very odd... I remember a little while ago i tried to upgrade to the latest version of ubuntu by doing and apt-get dist-upgrade , which failed and gave me an error with grub. I think it is coming back to bite my in the rear. I don't even know how the server boots without a grub diretory! What can i do to fix this?

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Old 2nd September 2006, 15:44
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That sounds odd. You can try
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apt-get install grub
, but I think it's better to reinstall the system.
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Old 3rd September 2006, 00:32
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re-install the whole thing? os and ispconfig?
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You can try my first suggestion, but if it doesn't work, it's less painful to reinstall everything instead of messing around with the system for days or even weeks.
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