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Old 11-28-2005, 08:50 AM   #1
dullmind
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Need help to recover my linux from my harddisk


I had a linux and win XP in my pc. Before, when i swirch on pc, it used to show option, which one i should go, xp/linux.When i formated disk C, (where there was windows XP), now it doesnot show linux and also doesnot show the part of hard disk (around 10gb) which was for linux. I don't know how to recover it and use linux again..
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Old 11-28-2005, 08:53 AM   #2
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If you pop your Linux CD in at boot, most distros have the option to boot installed system. If you let us know what distro you have, we could point you in the right direction. It's then a case of re-installing the Linux bootloader to get your menu back.

Whenever you re-install Windows, by default it writes its own bootloader to disk which doesn't take into account other OS' such as Linux. You shouldn't have lost your Linux data, so don't worry
 
Old 11-28-2005, 09:03 AM   #3
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If you pop your Linux CD in at boot, most distros have the option to boot installed system. If you let us know what distro you have, we could point you in the right direction. It's then a case of re-installing the Linux bootloader to get your menu back.

sorry, i didn't get totally what you mean. Can u tell me more in easy way.
sorry
 
Old 11-28-2005, 10:21 AM   #4
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You will probably get more useful responses if you tell us which distro you are using.

We canít even tell whether you are using grub, lilo or something else.
 
  


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