live CD. Run a terminal and do:
Try to figure out how your partitions got rearranged, and identify the boot partitions for Fedora and XP. You can tell that by the size they are. Edit /etc/fstab file in the helix distro:
Hit the INSERT key once in vi.
On the disk partition where your fedora root is, take the ro and change it to rw. Hit the ESC key and type :x ENTER to save /etc/fstab. Mount the root partition for linux with:
and substitute the correct partition where sda1 is in that command. Helix will make mount points for all the partitions it finds. Once you mount the proper partition do:
Change the entries
or similar looking lines to reflect the proper partition for the operating system that line is specifying to boot. (hd0,0) means, in hurd notation, hard drive 1 partition 1. But, hard drive and partition numbers start at 0 not 1. When you split the partition it changed how many partitions you have, and screwed all the root partition info in grub. So, now grub can't find anything.