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Old 08-28-2003, 02:54 PM   #1
tanya
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can't boot linux


I reinstalled windows and now my boot loader is gone, so I can't boot linux. what do i do? I am pretty sure, that linux is still there, since windows sees only half of the hard drive. I use RedHat 7

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Old 08-28-2003, 03:00 PM   #2
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what do you mean by you can't boot linux? are you saying your bootloader is gone? or are you saying when you try to boot it you get an error of some sort?
 
Old 08-28-2003, 03:55 PM   #3
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Under one scenario Windows would have overwritten the MBR where your Linux bootloader would have been. - What Linux distribution are you using? - with some its possible to go into rescue mode and restore your Linux bootloader then configure it to include an entry for Windows.
 
Old 08-28-2003, 04:30 PM   #4
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can't boot linux

Yes, i mean my boot loader is gone. I use RedHat
 
Old 08-28-2003, 05:26 PM   #5
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Are you using LILO or GRUB? Is it a text screen or graphical?

What is happing when you boot? Please give more details.
 
  


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