Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General
User Name
Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.
If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place.


  Search this Thread
Old 10-12-2004, 06:59 AM   #1
Registered: Apr 2004
Distribution: RedHat, Fedora, Suse, Debian, Gentoo, Mandrake
Posts: 132

Rep: Reputation: 15
Grup ......Xp ~linux

HellO everyOne...
i've a problem with the boot loader (GRUB) ...after installing XP i wanted to reinstall the Grub so ....i did
root (hd0,2)
setup (hd0,0),,,(Or what ever i made many time (hd0,0) and setup (hd0) but the result of all ..the Xp line in the GRUB dosent point to the dindowz at all every time it return me the GRUB again....
i cant load the Xp anymore now

rootnoverify (hd0,0)
chainloader +1.................things like that...
whats wrong..??
Old 10-12-2004, 12:28 PM   #2
Registered: Dec 2003
Distribution: Red Hat Linux 9, Fedora Core 1, *Fedora Core 2*
Posts: 74

Rep: Reputation: 15
which command did you use to reinstall grub?
Old 10-12-2004, 01:33 PM   #3
LQ Guru
Registered: Jul 2003
Location: VA
Distribution: Slack 10.1
Posts: 2,194

Rep: Reputation: 47
setup(hd0,0) overwrote the XP bootloader on the XP partition. I think you were supposed to do setup(hd0), which installs to the mbr. Boot with the XP cd -> recovery console -> run 'fixboot' to restore windows bootloader.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
lilo then grup winxshadi76 Red Hat 2 12-13-2004 09:22 AM
Does Grup have anything do to with IRQ's? danslinuxbox Linux - Hardware 1 03-03-2004 08:53 AM
grup need help! Tgrasshopper Linux - Newbie 8 10-27-2003 05:40 PM
Grup mhd_Ahmed Linux - Newbie 1 05-21-2003 01:40 PM
grup doesn't show windows NT javax Linux - General 2 11-13-2002 06:49 AM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:58 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration