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Old 09-19-2003, 12:37 PM   #1
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Question Dual boot using GRUB


I was using GRUB with my Redhat 8 & windows 98 dual boot comp. Then I upgraded CPU,Mobo and reinstalled Win98. Now it boots directly to Win98. I can boot to linux using boot disk.
Please help...

I have two Harddrives;
RH8-> Primary slave
Win98 -> Primary master
and I put GRUB onto MBR previously.
 
Old 09-19-2003, 12:41 PM   #2
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get into linux from bootdisk
run 'grub-install /dev/hda' from command line.
 
Old 09-19-2003, 11:46 PM   #3
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I tried that but it did not work, error massage was:

" error 12 : invalid device"

I think there is smthing with grub.conf file, I need to post it.
 
Old 09-20-2003, 05:59 AM   #4
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Howzit

Try making Linux Primary master and Win98 Primary slave then edit your grub.conf file accordingly.

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Old 09-20-2003, 06:03 AM   #5
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Have you just tried grub-install?
 
Old 09-20-2003, 08:40 AM   #6
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I guess it might be related to /etc/fstab file contents.make sure that the contents of these files are latest.(use 'fdisk -l' to view all the existing partitions.'
also make sure that in your case it is hda or hdb.
also,try giving 'grub-install /dev/hda --recheck'
(if it is hdb,replace hda with hdb)
 
  


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