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Old 01-27-2005, 05:48 AM   #1
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Few lame quesions..........


Hello all,
Few days back i learned how to recover the "grub" bootloader ( through rescue mode) after instatlling the windows on the same machine....
1>>now a question is bothering me that how can i again remove the entry of "grub" bootloader from the master boot record (MBR) without reinstalling some windows o/s on the machine..
2>> After temporarily mounting my second hard drive successfully using....mount /dev/hdd etc....now how can i "unmount it" without restarting the system............( note:- i'm not talking about making a pemanent entry in the file /etc/fstab).
regards..
ruudra
 
Old 01-27-2005, 05:53 AM   #2
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Hi,

1) fdisk /mbr

Using the dos/windows fdisk

2) umount /dev/hdd

Hope this helps.
 
Old 01-27-2005, 05:57 AM   #3
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Here is a nice collection on how to get rid of grub:

http://portal.suse.com/sdb/en/2002/0...tall_grub.html
 
Old 01-27-2005, 08:53 AM   #4
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Quote:
Originally posted by druuna
Hi,

1) fdisk /mbr

Using the dos/windows fdisk

2) umount /dev/hdd

Hope this helps.
one thing u missed here

u first need to boot witth a win 98 bootable CD

or with winXp /win2000

go to recovery console
there u need to run

fixmbr

regards
 
Old 01-27-2005, 09:18 AM   #5
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Hi,

Must admit that it is not clear, but that's what I meant with the 'Using the dos....' part

Sorry for the 'confusion'.
 
Old 01-27-2005, 09:32 AM   #6
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yes that is clear for an advanced user but not for a newbie
 
  


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