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Old 12-19-2009, 06:25 PM   #1
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GRUB Problems

hi every body

i have problem with the boot loader and iam upset of this problem so please help me

i use fedora11 and the boot loader vanish

i used the rescue CD and make this but its useless so please tell me what is the problem

grub -install /dev/sda

and the system restored automatically in /mnt/sysimage

what should i do to restore my boot loader

thanks for every body
Old 12-20-2009, 09:37 AM   #2
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How did grub disappeared? What did you do before? Did you, for instance, tried to install Windows on another partition?

And, did you use to have a /boot partition in your system?

In all cases, maybe this will be helpful:
Old 12-20-2009, 09:47 AM   #3
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i installed win 7 then the boot loader vanish
Old 12-20-2009, 09:53 AM   #4
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When you installed Win 7, it replaced grub in the MBR (master boot record) of /dev/sda with the windows bootloader.

To repair your grub, boot the Linux installation CD of Fedora 11. It should offer the option to boot from the hard drive. Select that option and it will find Fedora on the hard drive and boot it. When Fedora is running, run the grub-install /dev/sda command to repair grub in the MBR.

Then you will have to edit /boot/grub/grub.conf to and a menu entry for Win 7.
Old 12-21-2009, 04:14 AM   #5
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