LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 07-06-2001, 03:25 AM   #1
cic
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2001
Distribution: Red Hat
Posts: 33

Rep: Reputation: 15
Unhappy Hard Disk Troubles


Hi,
Okay so Ive installed RHLinux 7.0 with the dual boot option of booting into Windows. I dedicated my D: to RH, leaving my C: a FAT32 Billy-compliant disk. When LiLo installed, I added it to the MBR of C: . The problem? I need to uninstall RH on D: and convert the disk back to a FAT32. Ive tried to FDISK it, straight FORMAT, and eventually got results by stuffing it into a P1 133 and giving it the LOW LEVEL FORMAT. So I got my D: clean but now sit with the problem (which could be painfully worked around) of having LiLo still written into the MBR of C: . Would anyone out there have some advise for me on this topic?????
 
Old 07-06-2001, 04:23 AM   #2
jharris
Senior Member
 
Registered: May 2001
Location: Bristol, UK
Distribution: Slackware, Fedora, RHES
Posts: 2,243

Rep: Reputation: 46
Code:
fdisk /mbr
Should sort you out!

HTH

Jamie...
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Cloning 1 hard disk to smaller hard disk, dd or ghost? fireman949 Linux - Hardware 8 12-23-2012 01:51 AM
Reiser file system / Hard Disk/ Hard Drive Problems Oxyacetylene Linux - Software 4 10-10-2005 03:24 PM
Reclaim disk partition from hard disk installation EStester Linux - Enterprise 2 03-09-2005 12:46 PM
Reclaim disk partition from hard disk installation EStester Linux - General 1 03-09-2005 12:25 PM
Hard Disk question - Making a big hard disk MrAnonym Linux - General 2 09-15-2003 07:08 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:51 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration