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Old 09-19-2004, 04:39 PM   #1
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killed my boot disk....

well ive been using a floppy as a boot loader for quite a while now, but i recently debunked the disk and it nolonger works. now when i turn on my computer i will automatically boot to windows.

is there any way i can make a boot disk from windows? any other way to be able to boot to my linux partition again?

i am running FC1, i also still have the install cd so i booted it to rescue mode, but i cant find anything on there that can help me, im sure there might be something, but i cant find it.

any help? thanks
Old 09-19-2004, 05:42 PM   #2
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floppy disks are very unreliable. You should use lilo or grub or at the very least a bootable/rescue cd made with something like mkrescue --iso


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