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I've fixed it myself, the problem was that windows doesn't even see partitions it can't understand. Therefore Windows saw sda2 as partition 1. Now the boot.ini looks like this (note the partition(1) instead of 2): [boot loader] timeout=30 default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS [operating systems] ...
I used to see this at work, with certain disk images being put into production (basically, dd an image over to a disk). I had this explained to me, and if I remember correctly, it's a warning, not an errer. It's a remnant from the bronze age when partitions had to start at sector boundaries, which they don't anymore. Some OSes may not like it, but unless ...
try grub-install "UUID=700C663F-4183-4A8D-BAC2-EE34E5518B9C" /dev/sda0 UUID is "/" partition sda0 is "/" device Source is grub2 manual /dev/disk/by-uuid/ does not work because this directory does not exist until is booted it is preferred to use partuuid as this dos not change with reformatting- uuid changes with formatting
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