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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] restore GRUB boot loader

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  • Tanmay Vernekar
    hi try upgrading ur red hat dont install all the files just install 1 kernel & 2-3 files this ll reactivate ur GRUB loaded i also had done like that i tried
    Message 1 of 3 , May 30, 2003

      hi

      try  upgrading ur red hat

      dont install all the files

      just install 1 kernel & 2-3 files

      this 'll reactivate ur GRUB loaded

      i also had done like that i tried the above solution

      it worked

      otherwise u can try rescuing linux using the CD

      i'm not sure of this never used

       

      cheers

      tanmay

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Mary Lann"
      Date: Fri, 30 May 2003 20:44:37 +0000
      To: linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [linux-dell-laptops] restore GRUB boot loader

      > I used to use GRUB to dual boot Red Hat 7.3 and Windows XP Home Edition
      > (FAT32 filesystem). I installed Windows XP Professional (NFAT filesystem)
      > recently. Then Windows XP boot manager took over the control, as a result it
      > can boot XP Home edition and XP professional only. I want to restore GRUB so
      > that I can boot all three systems from one menu. I tried to install Red Hat
      > 7.3 again, and selected "update the existing system", hoping that I could
      > have a chance to create a new GRUB. But I got a bug error when it tried to
      > create a new GRUB. I can boot Red Hat using floppy disk, then I ran "fdisk
      > /dev/hda" and marked the partition of /boot to be bootable. It still didn't
      > work. How can I do to make GRUB take place, except for re-installing Red
      > Hat? Thanks.
      >
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