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Old 09-17-2006, 05:27 PM   #1
jackwessel
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Repoint MBR to Grub


I dual boot WinXP and Suse10.1. I installed grub not in the mbr, but the mbr points to grub. I just had to reformat WinXP and it therefore erased the mbr. I know that 10.1 is still installed, but how do i get the MBR to point back to grub.

I tried searching, but could not find a topic that fit this problem (mabye i used the wrong terms).

thank you
 
Old 09-17-2006, 06:46 PM   #2
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Boot SuSE from the installation cd. You should see a menu. There is an option to boot from the hard drive.

Then read the grub manual, how to install grub to the MBR.
 
Old 09-17-2006, 07:11 PM   #3
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After you read the man pages, check out these links:http://www.google.com/search?client=...utf-8&oe=utf-8

http://www.google.com/search?hs=QwP&...ee&btnG=Search
Saikee for all things grub.
 
  


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