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Old 04-13-2005, 03:07 PM   #1
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GRUB problems - duel boot

i installed fedora core 3 yesturday on my computer that already had windows XP installed. after the installation i restarted and it gives me a GRUB error. i can't select to boot anything, the error is "GRUB Geom Error"
Old 04-13-2005, 05:27 PM   #2
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Boot your rescue disk (or a live CD) and get your /boot/grub/grub.conf

Copy the contents onto here, then we'll see.

Old 04-13-2005, 06:00 PM   #3
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thanks for trying to help, but i figured it out already. all i had to do was a bios update, bios wasn't recognizing the part of the hard drive linux was on.
Old 04-16-2005, 03:57 PM   #4
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Yes its very common for Fedora to get an incorrect logical or physical geometry of your hdd from your BIOS.


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