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Old 06-30-2005, 02:37 PM   #1
death_2_name_stealer
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Unhappy boot problems with suse and windows


I have Suse and Windows and I did not install the suse on my computer (my friend did). I have two hard drives, my primary one contains windows and my secondary one contains linux (suse). I had used the generic bios operated system selection screne but one day for no apaerent reason the bios screne stopped comeing up when i booted my computer up. Now I can only use windows but i still want to use my suse. I dont know much of the troubleshooting in linux and i am somewhat of a "newb". Can someone PLEASE help me get that screan to appear again so i can use Suse Linux once again. Thankyou
-Aaron
 
Old 06-30-2005, 02:49 PM   #2
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Do you have a suse boot disk? Perhaps your friend who installed the suse has one?
 
Old 06-30-2005, 02:57 PM   #3
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i'll ask him thanks, but is there any other way to restore the startup thing
 
Old 06-30-2005, 04:35 PM   #4
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it's easy man , if God wills.. which version do u use? is it professional or not? do u have the 1st -or the only - CD?
 
Old 06-30-2005, 05:56 PM   #5
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Well, what I'm trying to determine is what "start-up thing" you use. My guess is that you use "grub," but another option is "lilo." (GRand Unified Bootloader and LInux LOader respectively.)

My guess is that you will need to edit the configuration file for one of those two programs. It will be difficult without some access to the linux side of your machine. So some type of linux boot disk would be very helpful.
 
  


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