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Old 03-02-2012, 09:45 PM   #1
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bootloader install error


i have a dell xps 15 laptop that previously had windows 7 and ubuntu 11.10. GRUB worked fine with that.
i tried to install fedora(and succeeded in doing so). but there was an error in installing grub. now i cannot boot in to any of my systems. please help me.
 
Old 03-02-2012, 11:42 PM   #2
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What error?

Download and run the bootinfoscript from this site and post the results.txt file which will provide information on your system so you can get some help.

http://sourceforge.net/projects/bootinfoscript/
 
Old 03-02-2012, 11:53 PM   #3
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the error message says
file not found
grub rescue>

how do i run this bootinfoscript. i cant go any further than this screen.
 
Old 03-03-2012, 12:11 AM   #4
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Run it from a liveCD - the fedora install CD should be o.k. (if run as a liveCD).
 
  


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