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Old 12-14-2006, 02:12 PM   #1
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"error loading operating system"

i got this message after installing my fedora! what's going on? i've re installed it twice and i'm still getting that message
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bumping this up!
Old 12-14-2006, 03:27 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by gregmcavity
bumping this up!
You shouldn't bump your own threads in this manner. The forum is set to automatically bump your thread if you have not had a reply in a 24 hour period. As it is, the forum is not going to bump your thread because you have been impatient and replied to yourself (and removed the thread from the zero reply list) within a very short period of time after opening the thread.
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Did you install a bootloader (GRUB/Lilo)? Have you followed any installation howto?
Old 12-14-2006, 09:05 PM   #5
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That message means you don't have a boot loader, you've disabled booting from your hard drive in the BIOS, or you've got a non-bootable usb stick or cd in the computer.

If this is a dual boot machine, something must have gone wrong with the install because even if you didn't install grub or lilo, the windows boot loader should still be there. Try the install again, making sure to run the checksum on the disk/s first, and put the boot loader at the MBR (Master Boot Record) of the master drive (you don't have to do anything special, this is part of the installer).


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