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Old 03-30-2007, 12:21 PM   #1
jdestruel
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GRUB question


Before I ask my question, here is my setup:

1. I installed XP pro and I backed it up.
2. I installed Suse 10.2 with GRUB active i.e. when I boot, GRUB loads and I can select which OS I want.
2. My partition on which I had XP got corrupted and I had to re-format and reload from the backup.
3. when I reloaded from the backup, the MBR was the original one, without GRUB. So, now when I boot, it goes directly into XP. I don't see Linux anymore.

My question: What do I need to do so that GRUB gets re-activated and I have a dual boot?

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Old 03-30-2007, 12:26 PM   #2
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Old 03-31-2007, 12:27 PM   #3
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I use a livecd that will let me configure grub. I chroot in to my linux partition, in shell type chroot /dev/hdXx. Then type the commands: grub, find /boot/grub/menu.lst, root (hdX,x), setup (hdX). Then reboot. Just change the x with correct partition and hdd number
 
  


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