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Old 09-30-2004, 03:46 AM   #1
mulberry
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Whats happened


I did some updates one of them i noticed was Grub and now i've lost the option to dual boot into Windows. Anyway i can fix this
 
Old 09-30-2004, 03:53 AM   #2
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Re: Whats happened

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I did some updates one of them i noticed was Grub and now i've lost the option to dual boot into Windows. Anyway i can fix this
Never use it but I have noticed with LILO sometimes it is hit and miss when it gets upgraded and you need to run /sbin/lilo to have it write to the MBR again perhaps you should do whatever it is in grub you do to write to the MBR and see if that helps, you will probably want to check the config files to make sure they are right as well and may a look at http://bugs.debian.org and do search on grub to see if anyone else is having problems.
 
Old 09-30-2004, 04:26 AM   #3
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hi,

boot from the CD
then chroot to where it is mounted
like
#chroot /mnt/sysimage (maybe different)
#grub-install /dev/hda (if hda is the HDD )
reboot
and dual boot is back

regards.
 
Old 09-30-2004, 10:01 AM   #4
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"I did some updates one of them i noticed was Grub and now i've lost the option to dual boot into Windows. Anyway i can fix this"

usually updates do not affect grub's menu.lst .

go to your /boot/grub/menu.lst and look at the example for dual booting.
Edit accordingly.

don't forget to:

#update-grub
reboot
 
  


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