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2732Re: [redhat] Re: Corrupted MBR

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  • ashwin khandare
    Aug 2, 2001
      I had also faced similar problem and in order to boot from linux.
      i used the rescue disk and at the boot prompt, type
      boot : linux root=/dev/hda6 ---> the partition on which linux is installed.
      And once the system boots up , run /sbin/lilo to make it dual boot again
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Chris" <csmith@...>
      To: <redhat@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Thursday, August 02, 2001 4:08 AM
      Subject: Re: [redhat] Re: Corrupted MBR

      > >Boot from a Win98 boot floppy, then type command "fdisk /mbr" without
      > >the quotes.
      > >this will reset the mbr to original status.
      > >Then just reboot as normal.
      > That will work, but hope you have a linux boot disk handy because you
      > be able to reboot back into linux after doing this. It resets the MBR to
      > windows, not to the current o/s.
      > To do it from linux? Don't know, I just wanted to warn you about doing the
      > above! Maybe there's a lilo switch or command, not sure.
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