Non-system disk error


New Member
I am doing a project for speech class on how to install linux

I downloaded the current Ubuntu this morning and burned the disk. I booted the disk and got into the Live CD, from there i took the needed screencaps. I had to partition the larger partition for linux. Creating a 10GB Partition and from that a 1GB swap. I restarted my laptop to get the screencaps i needed in windows. The machine starts and eventually displays an error.

(somethign along these lines, i didnt write it down.)
Non-system disk error
Fix the issue and hit enter
I hit enter and nothing happens.

So i restarted into linux live cd, and now im here. I have looked around the legacy forums a few minutes and i checked my boot.ini. (which ill include in this post.) Nothing seems to be out of place in boot.ini file, but i dont know anything about it.

Help would be highly appreicated ASAP.



Mostly Harmless
Staff member
Check to make sure that the hard disk is the first boot device in the BIOS.


New Member
^ alright guru

Also what exactly do flags in Gparted do?

Thanks for the fast reply BTW ^_^

You so helpful.

Be Right back have to check BIOS.