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Old 05-08-2007, 03:43 AM   #1
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Problem with the dual boot, doesn t find the menu.lst


I have on my computer with win xp pro and a Red Hat and yesterday, i didn t manage to boot. When I turn on my pc, i arrive at the black screen and i have the command prompt for the grub.

so i try to reinitialize the grub by doing:

find /boot/grub/menu.lst
.. it wrote (hd0,2)

after i typed:

root (hd0,2)
setup (hd0,2)

now i have only a black screen and nothing else..

Could you help me please
Old 05-08-2007, 08:40 AM   #2
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What you did was to put GRUB on the boot sector of hd0,2---ie the 3rd partition of the first drive. I am guessing that it was on the mbr--if so, this should not have changed anything.

What version of RedHat are you using? Do you have a live CD?

What is on the other partitions? (I assume Windows on #1)


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