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Old 07-16-2002, 09:51 PM   #1
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Question How to config "that" boot loader to start Grub

This is my first post.

Sorry for the spelling mistake.

I did try redhat 7.2 / Win 2K co-existence on the same PC before, but install NO boot loader for Linux and boot it from a floppy.

Now the problem is: my new machine has no floppy!

I write the Grub in the first sector of my boot partition(/dev/hda7), but I can't start it because the windows boot loader always take the control.

According to the official install guide, this can be overcome by configuring "that" boot loader. But HOW?

Please help.

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Old 07-17-2002, 03:34 PM   #2
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I did find the solution.

Quite fast and simple.

masterbooter is a small shareware can detect and boot almost all kinds of OSs on your HDD. Go to for details and download.

I think Grub or LiLo should NOT be installed into MBR, or even installed ever.

Last edited by fromzj; 07-17-2002 at 03:39 PM.


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