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Old 12-06-2004, 11:17 PM   #1
vijaysh
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how to get grub back


I installed the windows after linux so that my linux was disappeared in my machine. I want to get back my linux as well as both windows and linux should run.Please help me.
 
Old 12-07-2004, 12:32 AM   #2
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A lot depends on what distro you are using, so, what are you using?

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Old 12-07-2004, 06:07 AM   #3
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As an alternative to getting your linux boot loader back, you can edit Windows' boot.ini file. (This is what would serve as Windows' "boot loader")

How-to here:

http://support.microsoft.com/default...;EN-US;q289022
 
Old 12-07-2004, 10:38 PM   #4
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Quote:
Originally posted by gco10996
As an alternative to getting your linux boot loader back, you can edit Windows' boot.ini file. (This is what would serve as Windows' "boot loader")

How-to here:

http://support.microsoft.com/default...;EN-US;q289022
Are you trying to say that the Windows boot loader will load linux kernels?

Personally I'd put GRUB back. Many distro's can do this as part of the recovery feature on the recovery CD. You can also use a knoppix 3.6 CD.
 
Old 12-07-2004, 10:55 PM   #5
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Boot.ini can boot a linux kernel. But going back to grub/lilo is preferable. That boot.ini "workaround" was offered as an alternative . . .
 
  


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