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Old 07-10-2010, 01:07 AM   #1
linuxravindra414
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bootloader missing


hi everybody... i am a new member in your community..
i got a home pc with windows os with c: d: e: f: partitionswith os installed on c: drive
i have recently installed redhat linux 5.1. on f: drive
Dto the threat of virus i reinstalled my xp again on c: drive
now i am not able to access grub window of linux
what should i do to retrieve and use linux without reinstalling my linux os

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Old 07-10-2010, 02:36 AM   #2
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- boot on the Red Hat install cd
- select 'Linux Rescue'
- no need to start networking
- say yes to search for linux install
- type 'chroot /mnt/sysimage'
- type 'grub-install /dev/sda' # probably the correct device
- exit
- reboot

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Old 07-10-2010, 04:41 AM   #3
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Thank you sir it was very helpful
 
  


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