How to restore Ubuntu / Linux Mint Bootloader

By | April 10, 2014

A working method to restore the Grub bootloader. Assuming the hard drive to be repaired is /dev/sda. If not, change accordingly.

Boot from a live CD, USB stick etc. Open terminal and execute the following commands:

sudo mkdir -p /mnt
sudo mount /dev/sda1 /mnt
sudo mount --bind /dev /mnt/dev
sudo mount --bind /proc /mnt/proc
sudo chroot /mnt
sudo grub-install /dev/sda


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