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Old 01-15-2010, 11:57 PM   #1
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reinstalling grub


I have installed windows over linux and the boot loader is gone. i have a live cd of 9.04 but the one installed is koala. so can i use the 9.04 cd to reinstall grub for koala?

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Old 01-16-2010, 12:30 AM   #2
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If you're trying to get grub back for koala, then google "Super Grub Disk". It's probably the easiest way to fix, repair, or reinstall grub.
 
Old 01-16-2010, 12:32 AM   #3
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You could restore Grub with the Ubuntu CD, but that would re-install the whole OS too, so the Grub Super Disk is the best.
 
Old 01-16-2010, 02:22 AM   #4
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Hello,

Have a look at this chapter in a very good GRUB2 tutorial. It lists Super Grub but also how to recover GRUB2 without it.

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