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Old 07-02-2006, 09:10 PM   #16
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Hi there, MRMadhav,

I tried some other times and it worked, and I simply don't know how. The hard disk path was right (hda), but it just wouldn't work at first.

Well, problem solved... thanks a lot for the help, anyway, buddy!

Old 03-31-2008, 07:26 AM   #17
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using live cd mandriva to restore open suse 10.3 grub

grub-install is not working, it says: "not found or not a block device". But my storage media shows the hd???

shit! I regreat the day I`ve installed the XP.
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Why are you posting in a 2 year old thread???!!!

I suggest you start a new thread---and include a bit more detail on the problem.
Old 04-04-2008, 08:20 AM   #19
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Lightbulb Use Super Grub Disk

Hi, Sorry for posting this in such an old thread but as it has been revived anyway its better that i answer mazelu here itself...

After having so much experience restoring grub on MBR, it has become quite easy for me to do so. But, lately my friends were trying linux and started having similar problems and it was not obvious for them. So for the totally newbie out there I would recommend the Super Grub Disk (

All my friends, who have always used windows and do not understand what the bootloader is, have used it with much ease. So, I think now that those problems about lost MBR should just disappear!



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