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Hi I have windows xp on my harddrive and I added Fedora on a seperate partition. While trying to add a sharing partition for some reason my bootloader stopped working and I could not access either fedora or windows. So I got mandriva on a pendrive and booted to try to fix it from that. So I ended up adding mandriva so i could use its bootloader to access windows and fedora, but I cant boot fedora. I was wondering if anyone could help me add this correctly.
Looks like you have 3 partitions: sda1 is a Windows partition (~40GB), while sda5 (~22GB) and sda6 (~92GB) are both Linux partitions.
Where did you create your "sharing" partition?
Your original partitions may still be intact!
Try mounting the partitions to see if they are the original one.
You can try re-installing Grub so that it boots to those two partitions (do a search for how to do this).
I think all you really need to do is
1)boot from a rescue cd;
2)determine which partition (sda5 or sda6) has your original /boot partition;
3)re-install grub by running grub-install and then setup your grub environment (do a search for grub-install for specifics).