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Not sure what to do at this point. I finished all of the Arch Linux installer and get to the bootloader step and it fails. This is for a dual booted Windows 7/Arch laptop if that helps at all. Not sure what to try at this point. Anyone have any ideas? Thank you.

grub> device (hd0) /dev/sda
grub> root (hd0,4)
      Filesystem type unknown, partition type 0x7
grub> setup (hd0)
Error 17: Cannot mount selected partition
grub> quit
[DEBUG UI ] notify: Error installing GRUB. (see /dev/tty7 for output)

Results of fdisk -l /dev/sda

/dev/sda4 Id: fm System: W95 Ext'd (LBA)

Results of parted /dev/sda p

Numbers 4 and 5 are identical, other than the type. 4 is extended, 5 is logical.         
Also for type, 4 is lba and 5 has no type.
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Nate, please provide more detail about the error you are seeing. "It fails" does not provide us with any way to help. –  Paul May 3 '12 at 23:56
    
@Paul, I'd like to, but I'm not sure how to get to the file it is telling me to look at. /dev/tty7. How can I access that through the Arch install process? –  Nate May 4 '12 at 0:11
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What exactly is it saying? You can get to /dev/tty7 by hitting ctrl-alt-7 –  Paul May 4 '12 at 1:08
    
@Paul, grub> device (hd0) /dev/sda grub> root (hd0,4) Filesystem type unknown, partition type 0x7 grub> setup (hd0) Error 17: Cannot mount selected partition grub> quit [DEBUG UI ] notify: Error installing GRUB. (see /dev/tty7 for output) –  Nate May 4 '12 at 3:08
    
Well it looks like the problem is that arch is trying to suggest that your root is in hd0,4, but that is an NTFS partition. Looks like we are going to have to install grub manually. Can you add to your question the results of fdisk -l /dev/sda parted /dev/sda p and cat /boot/grub/menu.lst –  Paul May 4 '12 at 4:49

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