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Old 10-25-2008, 11:34 PM   #1
fofatoti
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Need help the boot loader is disappear


I'm using 2 operating systems ( Fedora 9 & Win XP )but when i made a new installation for windows the boot loader for fedora was disappear
Who i can make it appear again ?
 
Old 10-26-2008, 05:23 AM   #2
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Please don't yell. It's rude.

Insert the Fedora CD and boot from it. There probably is some sort of rescue mode in it. It should give you the option to restore LILO or Grub, or at least boot into the Linux system you already have in the hard disk. Tell us which one you're going to try and if your boot loader was LILO or Grub. We'll take it from there.
 
Old 10-26-2008, 06:09 AM   #3
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Another option is to use the SuperGrub Disk to reinstall grub. Its a small live cd thats used to manipulate the bootloader e.g. reinstall grub or the Windows bootloader.
 
Old 10-26-2008, 05:27 PM   #4
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The way I do is to install Windows software first.

1. Make several partitions on your hard drive.

2. First install Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows 2008 server.

3. Afterwards insert the Fedora CD and install it one of the partitions you have created.

4. During the installation process of Fedora, you will notice GRUB.

5. You should configure GRUB to recognize Windows software.

6. The critical file is called 'menu.lst' in GRUB.

The following is my 'menu.lst' file

Quote:
Quote:
ni@linux-j5q7:/boot/grub> su root
Password:
linux-j5q7:/boot/grub # cat menu.lst
# Modified by YaST2. Last modification on Wed Aug 6 18:49:10 CEST 2008
default 0
timeout 15
gfxmenu (hd0,4)/boot/message

###Don't change this comment - YaST2 identifier: Original name: linux###
title openSUSE 11.0 - 2.6.25.11-0.1
root (hd0,4)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.25.11-0.1-default root=/dev/disk/by-id/scsi-SATA_SAMSUNG_SP2014NS088J1RY913158-part5 resume=/dev/sda7 splash=silent showopts vga=0x314
initrd /boot/initrd-2.6.25.11-0.1-default

###Don't change this comment - YaST2 identifier: Original name: failsafe###
title Failsafe -- openSUSE 11.0 - 2.6.25.11-0.1
root (hd0,4)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.25.11-0.1-default root=/dev/disk/by-id/scsi-SATA_SAMSUNG_SP2014NS088J1RY913158-part5 showopts ide=nodma apm=off acpi=off noresume edd=off x11failsafe vga=0x314
initrd /boot/initrd-2.6.25.11-0.1-default

###Don't change this comment - YaST2 identifier: Original name: Fedora (2.6.23.1-42.fc8) (/dev/sdb5)###
title Fedora (2.6.23.1-42.fc8) (/dev/sdb5)
rootnoverify (hd0,4)
chainloader (hd1,4)+1

###Don't change this comment - YaST2 identifier: Original name: Fedora (2.6.21-1.3194.fc7) (/dev/sdc5)###
title Fedora (2.6.21-1.3194.fc7) (/dev/sdc5)
rootnoverify (hd0,4)
chainloader (hd2,4)+1

###Don't change this comment - YaST2 identifier: Original name: linux (/dev/sdc7)###
title linux (/dev/sdc7)
rootnoverify (hd0,4)
chainloader (hd2,6)+1

###Don't change this comment - YaST2 identifier: Original name: windows###
title Windows
rootnoverify (hd0,4)
chainloader (hd0,0)+1

###Don't change this comment - YaST2 identifier: Original name: floppy###
title Floppy
rootnoverify (hd0,4)
chainloader (fd0)+1
linux-j5q7:/boot/grub #
 
  


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