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Old 04-09-2004, 10:48 AM   #1
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dual os boot loader problem


i am having dual os. windows98 and RH9. i am using grub boot loader for dual booting. the problem arise when i reinstall win98 or formate c drive the grub boot loader had gone and i am unable to boot into linux. i have to reinstall linux every time when this problem arises. is there any solution for this. is there any way to install boot loader alone.
 
Old 04-09-2004, 10:51 AM   #2
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Have you tried creating a linux boot disk in RH9 and then using that to boot your linux and then you can reinstall your grub in the mbr again. Why do you have to keep reinstalling Win98 all the time?
 
Old 04-09-2004, 10:58 AM   #3
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after booting up using boot disk how can i reinstall boot loader. i tried with boot disk once but it said it cant find the kernal to boot.
 
Old 04-09-2004, 10:59 AM   #4
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Run as root:
dd if=/dev/hda of=/dev/fd0 bs=512 count=1
This will make a bootdisk for you that will let you boot after the Windows is installed. Boot with this, then run 'grub-install /dev/hda' to restore bootloader.
 
  


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