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Old 02-24-2007, 01:16 AM   #1
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Unhappy fedora core 6 will not boot on My Windows xp box


I loaded the software just fine, but when I rebooted it goes straight to windows xp no mention of linux. Yet,I can see the linux partitions with the aid of Partition Magic. I am new to linux so can someone please h elp me.
 
Old 02-24-2007, 04:06 AM   #2
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Try restore Grub

For a general method using a Linux Live CD or one specific to Fedora see Task B5 and B6 respectively in the last link of my signature.

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Old 02-24-2007, 07:40 AM   #3
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I loaded the software just fine, but when I rebooted it goes straight to windows xp no mention of linux. Yet,I can see the linux partitions with the aid of Partition Magic. I am new to linux so can someone please h elp me.
During installation, what options were you offered for installing the booloader? And what did you choose?

See if you can get to a command-line (terminal mode) by booting from the install CD and typing ctrl-alt-F1 (or F2). (I you have a Live CD, simply boot that and open a terminal)

type "fdisk -l" and post the results here. We can then supply exact commands to set up the boot loader.
 
Old 02-24-2007, 08:22 AM   #4
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Pixellany,

The Task B5 from my proposed link is the general method using any Live CD to restore Grub.

Task B6 is specific to Fedora which I added to the link because of this thread. The Task B6 is to use the rescue mode of the installation CD.

Are you proposing a 3rd method?
 
Old 02-24-2007, 08:28 AM   #5
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Pixellany,

Are you proposing a 3rd method?
Probably not....

Mainly, I was just curious about why the installer didn't set it up in the first place....
 
Old 02-25-2007, 05:51 PM   #6
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Question out of scan on monitor

It can see Linux now. However, now I get the out of scan error on my monitor. What do I do now?
Fedora Core 6 dual-boot with Windows XP

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