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Old 07-04-2003, 11:02 AM   #1
ragecyr
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newbie boot.ini rewriten question


AIght, so i reinstalled XP (i dont wanna hear any shit ) , and it rewrote boot.ini w/o the linux lines in there, so i can't boot back to rh. Now, whats the best way to get it back in there so i can get to linux, and yes i know i need to know the disk/partition. i assume its the default partition... but i know the disk spot on the mobo. THanx guys!
 
Old 07-04-2003, 07:53 PM   #2
jailbait
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Your Red Hat install CD probably has a rescue mode. Boot the install CD and use it to boot into your Linux system. Once in your Linux system you can then reinstall the boot loader that XP overwrote.

Then I suggest that you make yourself a boot floppy for the next emergency.
 
  


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