6637: Acronis Snap Deploy 3: Standalone Utility Does Not Support Systems with Linux Loader Installed on Partition

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Last update: 12-01-2010

The system will be unbootable after deployment

This article applies to:

  • Acronis Snap Deploy 3


  1. You have an image of a system with a Linux loader installed on partition (as opposed to having the loader installed in MBR);
  2. You deploy the image using Acronis Standalone Utility;
  3. The deployed system fails to boot with the following error message:

    Error loading operating system


Acronis Standalone Utility does not support deployment of systems that have Linux loader installed on partition.


As a workaround, use OS Deploy Server, or install Linux loader in MBR.

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Feel free to contact Acronis Support if you need assistance.