Is there a way to fix this problem? I have one bootable Knoppix linux but that too not taking me to my that partion of the system, means I could boot it through Knoppix bootable CD but couldnot access my earlier files.
Very strange indeed, let's make sure and check some settings first things first: boot up your Knoppix CD. Do you have a sepparate /boot partition? Try using the Knoppix cd to mount the root ( / ) partition of your installed linux system, and if you have a /boot partition, try mounting that too. If you don't know what devices to mount, "fdisk" might be of assistaince in pointing out your linux devices, give a paste of "fdisk -l" here if you still can't figure it out. If you don't know how to mount partitions, "man mount" should give you a clue.
Let's say you don't have a sepparate /boot partition, then give us the output of:
If you *do* have a sep. /boot partition, then give us the output of:
and the output of:
For example: if I mount my "boot" part to /mnt/my_boot and "/" to /mnt/my_root, I'd have to:
Only "/" (no sep. "/boot"):