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Old 03-10-2004, 07:09 PM   #1
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reinstall grub/lilo on MBR without cdrom boot


i had grub & RH9.worked fine until the mbr got overwritten by winxp! that should`nt be to hard to fix from recovery console,but my cdrom drive died some time after that!now the RH9 instalation "lies dorment" on it`s partition because i ca`nt reinstall grub on the MBR.i have a network conection trough LPT ,so i can use the other computer`s cdrom to get some small progrs.i also have all 3 iso files of the RH9 install cds on my hdd.how can i restore grub (or LILO or something else) on MBR so i can boot into RH9?
 
Old 03-10-2004, 07:12 PM   #2
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Are you able to boot with a floppy disk?
 
Old 03-10-2004, 07:30 PM   #3
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boot with a floppy and then redo your LILO it doesn't take long
 
Old 03-10-2004, 08:47 PM   #4
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no floppy or cdrom..only harddisk
 
Old 03-11-2004, 09:51 PM   #5
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that's not good lol try and get your hands on a boot floppy with the bzimage or w/e
 
Old 03-12-2004, 05:45 AM   #6
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Make a boot-"floppy" on an USB-memory-stick ... or borrow a floppy or CD drive for one night.
 
  


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