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Old 09-14-2003, 05:20 AM   #1
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Linux Boot problem !

Linux Boot problem !

I had windows 98 and Red Hat linux 7.2 on my hard disk. Whenever the system boots, I used to get the GRUB boot loader where I could select either DOS or linux.

Because of problems in the windows partition, I had to format the windows partition and installed win XP.

I dont get the GRUB loader now. The system automatically boots into WinXP. I had already created a linux boot disk but it is not working now. I do not know how to get into linux. I have Red HAT Linux 7.2 CDs.

Please help.

Old 09-14-2003, 05:36 AM   #2
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Can't you go through a cd boot, and then do a RedHat upgrade installation? This should reinstall the boot loader at the end.

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Old 09-14-2003, 07:53 AM   #3
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There have been a number of posts on this recently. Basically, you boot off your cd, type linux rescue and then reload grub.

This may help:


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