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Re: Grub2 on USB-Stick fails install

From: Oliver Friedrich
Subject: Re: Grub2 on USB-Stick fails install
Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2011 19:18:40 +0100
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On 13.12.2011 08:03, Jordan Uggla wrote:
On Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 4:50 AM, Oliver Friedrich<address@hidden>  wrote:

The error message says:"You are trying to install grub to a disk with
several partitions... this is not supported till now" or something like
The error message is saying that you have multiple partition *tables*,
not multiple partitions (which is normal and perfectly well
supported). Having multiple partition tables on a single disk is
almost always a mistake, one that should be fixed to avoid data loss
among other possible problems even if you aren't using grub. What is
the output of "LANG=C parted -l"?

Hi Jordan, thank you for that hint, here is the output:

address@hidden:~$ sudo LANG=C parted -l
Model: Generic STORAGE DEVICE (scsi)
Disk /dev/sdb: 32.1GB
Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B
Partition Table: msdos

Number  Start   End     Size    Type     File system  Flags
 1      1049kB  32.1GB  32.1GB  primary  fat32

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