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Old 08-01-2006, 07:14 AM   #1
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Error 13 : Invalid or unsupported Executed Format.


hi,

I have a a dual boot laptop ,with Fedora Core 5 as well as Windows XP installed... I was trying to merge a partition thru PMagic onto my Windows partition.. In the process, i have messed up bigtime...

when the system restarts, I get my Grub Screen.. can boot into FC5 without any issues... but, can boot into WIndows...

I get the following error :
Error 13 : Invalid or unsupported Executed Format.


My /etc/grub.conf file looks like this :

grub.conf generated by anaconda
#
# Note that you do not have to rerun grub after making changes to this file
# NOTICE: You do not have a /boot partition. This means that
# all kernel and initrd paths are relative to /, eg.
# root (hd0,5)
# kernel /boot/vmlinuz-version ro root=/dev/hda6
# initrd /boot/initrd-version.img
#boot=/dev/hda
default=1
timeout=10
splashimage=(hd0,5)/boot/grub/splash.xpm.gz
hiddenmenu
title Fedora5 (2.6.15-1.2054_FC5)
root (hd0,5)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.15-1.2054_FC5 ro root=LABEL=/ rhgb quiet
initrd /boot/initrd-2.6.15-1.2054_FC5.img
title WINDOWSXP
rootnoverify (hd0,0)
chainloader +1


will apprecite if anyone can detail the process i need to adopt to get by windows booting as normal again..

regards

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Old 08-01-2006, 08:19 AM   #2
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make a grub boot disk, and restaure the "mbr windows" (with installation CD, or look at on the net). Then boot with the boot disk, and re-install grub.
 
  


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