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Old 12-09-2007, 01:23 PM   #1
rl23455
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grub overwrote lilo multiboot, missing one boot in Grub


I had SuSE 10.3 installed and Win XP installed on one hard drive and Lilo as boot loader(it was working fine). I then(3 months later) installed Fedora 7 on the same hard drive [0], the damm install was told not to install grub, but it did anyway. Now I have Grub loading Win XP and Fedora7 correctly, but not SUSE. The SUSE partitions are still there.

The Grub documentation is a piece of junk. I cannot find how to tell from Grub editor line where my SUSE partition is hd 0,?. What is the damm command to probe/view existing partitions? And yes the SuSE partition is still there because I once found how to do it, but cannot find the instructions again.

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Old 12-09-2007, 01:50 PM   #2
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I had SuSE 10.3 installed and Win XP installed on one hard drive and Lilo as boot loader(it was working fine). I then(3 months later) installed Fedora 7 on the same hard drive [0], the damm install was told not to install grub, but it did anyway. Now I have Grub loading Win XP and Fedora7 correctly, but not SUSE. The SUSE partitions are still there.

The Grub documentation is a piece of junk. I cannot find how to tell from Grub editor line where my SUSE partition is hd 0,?. What is the damm command to probe/view existing partitions? And yes the SuSE partition is still there because I once found how to do it, but cannot find the instructions again.

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Rather than use the Grub line editor I suggest that you boot into Fedora 7 and edit /boot/grub/menu.lst.

As to finding your SuSE partition: menu.lst will tell you where the Fedora and Windows partitions are. Use the command:

fdisk -l

to list all of your partitions and you can figure out which partition is the SuSE partition by process of elimination.

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