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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Re: partition table

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  • Michael Darius
    Using the disks in rescue mode worked slicker than frog snot (I am only guessing that is slick ;). I thought it was going to be a much bigger deal than what it
    Message 1 of 12 , Apr 22, 2005
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      Using the disks in rescue mode worked slicker than
      frog snot (I am only guessing that is slick ;). I
      thought it was going to be a much bigger deal than
      what it was and take me a few hours of re-installing
      and restoring, NOPE, very cool. Thank you all very
      much for your responses.


      --- Original Message ---
      From: "Kevin" <klgroves@...>
      To: linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [linux-dell-laptops] Re: partition table

      >You don't need a grub boot disk to do this.  You
      can use the first
      >Redhat CD in rescue mode, as the grub utility you
      need is already on
      >your hard drive.  Boot up with the install CD
      and type 'linux rescue'.
      > It will find your installation for you and
      eventually land you at a
      >command prompt.  Type 'chroot /mnt/sysimage' to
      access your redhat
      >install and then just type 'grub-install /dev/hdx',
      where x is the
      >letter corresponding to the hard drive you want to
      install grub to
      >(usually /dev/hda, but since you said you have
      multiple hd's your case
      >might be different).  After that, exit and
      reboot--you should be good
      >to go.
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