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Old 08-03-2008, 01:21 AM   #1
thoufeeq.mohd
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Lost my previously installed LinuxMint after installing PCLinuxOS2008 gnome edition


I installed PCLinuxOS 2008 gnome edition.But I have 2 systems previously installed- windows and LinuxMint.But After installing PCLOS I lost my linux mint.Iam sure that i have not done any mistake in LinuxMint's partiton while installing PCLOS.In the grub menu there is no option for selecting Mint.Only PCLOS and windows.How to recover my LinuxMint?please hep me.
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Old 08-03-2008, 02:48 AM   #2
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The grub configuration-file is here:
/boot/grub/grub.conf
or
/boot/grub/menu.lst

You can see your partition-table with:
fdisk -l /dev/hdX
if your harddrive is IDE
fdisk -l /dev/sdX
if it is scsi or sata

Do you have more than one harddrive?

Is the partition with Mint still there?

Can you mount it?

Maybe all that is needed is to add Mint in grubs configuration file if it is not in there.
 
  


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