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Up until recently I had a 2 partition system with one being fedora core 3 and the other win2000. Foulishly enough though I formated the partition where win2000 was and put winxp so the lilo or bootloader has vanished....... Can you help me find a lilo or bootloader and install it ?
Thx a lot
I need to get my fedora back!
Your best bet is taking out your boot floppy (you do have one, dont you? (; ) or a livedistro / some other rescue system that you can boot your linux with.. Then just reinstall the bootloader with the command lilo
Yeah, Windows thinks it owns the entire MBR. All you need to do is re-install yor bootloder, with your dual-boot setup. Pop in knoppix and do this:
#mount -w /dev/hda1 /mnt/hda1 #mounts drive read-write, assuming /dev/hda1 is linux partition
#chroot /mnt/hda1 /bin/bash
#source /etc/profile #don't know what this stuff does, but it essentially makes commands work like you were running from linux on your hard drive. For instance, /mnt/hda1 is now /.
And that's it. LILO will be installed in your MBR.