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Old 01-15-2006, 11:48 AM   #1
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reinstalling GRUB

how to reinstall grub if it's corrupted by a windows boot disk??
some of my frndz faced this problem?
Old 01-15-2006, 12:02 PM   #2
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You boot up a Linux Live CD, make a directory on /mnt, mount the unbootable Linux partition on it, change root to the unbootable Linux, do a Grub-install, exit and reboot.

As example if the root partition of your Linux is hda6, after boot up a Live CD (almost any one will do)
mkdir /mnt/temp
mount /dev/hda6 /mnt/temp
chroot /mnt/temp
grub-install /dev/hda
If you use a Sata the hda6 should be sda6 and hda should be sda.

hda without the partition number means the whole disk and that is the MBR.

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