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Old 09-25-2010, 10:23 PM   #1
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Grub rescue on failure to install Fedora 13


I was trying to install Fedora to dual boot with Vista in the middle it said that the installation failed and now it will not run grub to let me choose between Windows and Mint which I had installed. All that happens is it shows a command line and says "grub rescue>"
 
Old 09-26-2010, 12:35 AM   #2
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I hope you backed up all your important files FIRST

how were you booting vista/mint ??? using BCD ? or chainloading from mint
1 hard drive or two 2 hard drives ?
where did you install mint's grub? on the first mint partition ? or in the MS vista MBR
where were you trying to install fedora's grub ? on the FIRST fedora partition ? or on the MS MBR ?

we need to know because using the fedora install dvd or the MS Windows install dvd will do different things

you do have a already burned "gparted live cd " disk ??


if not on a working machine burn one
use it to see what you did
 
  


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