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Old 12-16-2002, 05:50 AM   #1
nero64
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Linux bootdisk gone bad


How do i get back into Linux?

I have w2K on /dev/hda1 and Linux on /dev/hda2

I was using a boot disk to boot up the linux partition now the floppy disk has gone bad.
 
Old 12-16-2002, 06:45 AM   #2
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boot disk

i've found the easyest way so far is to put u're linux install disk back in rebooting and once it boot to disk , u can on some dist type: rescue linux and make a new boot floppy, or by running the install again and skipping though till the make boot disk option

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Old 12-16-2002, 08:53 AM   #3
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The simplest way is to install a good boot manager to the MBR (i.e., Grub or Lilo). Boot disks are useful in emergency conditions, but are not required for normal operation.

And don't worry, neither Grub nor Lilo intrinsically screw up Windoze !!
 
  


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