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Old 12-18-2004, 12:58 PM   #1
Hippy
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Change mbr


Ran into little problem........did ftp install of Suse 9.1 pro......everything worked wonderfully. Machine is Tri boot 98se-xp pro-9.1 pro.........was having problems accessing my 98 os, so booted 9.1 and rewrote mbr.......now have 9.1 Personal desktop................!! Which was installed before the pro ftp install.....everything appears to work fine so far but can't get to my 9.1 pro installation. How or can I locate original mbr and replace 9.1 Personal mbr......?? Any ideas
 
Old 12-18-2004, 01:20 PM   #2
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Are you saying you can only boot Suse? If thats the case, then google for a GRUB howto, install the grub in the mbr. Then add the other OS's to the grub.conf, and you shoulb be able to boot all 3 again
 
Old 12-18-2004, 03:23 PM   #3
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All three boot slicker than owl doo-doo. Problem is it seems like I'm running 9.1 personal while only 9.1 pro is installed. I think because I rewrote the mbr while in 9.1 pro to get my 98 back, rebooted and it's all personal edition now. Desktop, menus, etc are all there from the personal install. But I always format before any os install..........Lost yet........??
 
  


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