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Old 11-10-2004, 12:34 AM   #1
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Launching Linux


I'm new. I'm a dual-booter.

I recently purchased suse linux 9.1. i installed in sucessfully, but the problem lies in the fact that though I was able to use after I installed it, after I restarted the computer, all that came up was a screen asking if I wanted to boot windows or from a floppy disk. Any help would be appreciated.
 
Old 11-10-2004, 12:49 AM   #2
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Try reinstalling lilo or grub (whcihever you use), if lilo then do an "expert" install, install to MBR and remember to add both linux and windows partitions.
 
Old 11-10-2004, 12:51 AM   #3
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partitions shouldn't be a problem... I have Xp on one Hard drive, C:/, that has 40gb, and Suse on another hard drive, D:/ with 80 gigabytes.
 
Old 11-10-2004, 08:12 AM   #4
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what ror told you, is to reinstall grub or lilo and that you make sure you install them on the MBR(Master Boot Record).
 
Old 11-10-2004, 09:52 AM   #5
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I barely know what GRUB or LILO are, much less how to reinstall them. I know my computer has GRUB. It's a 3 year old gateway.
 
Old 11-10-2004, 11:24 AM   #6
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Suse linux must have some rescue mode, put the cd, and search for it.
For example: In Fedora, you have to type: linux rescue
After you enter to the rescue mode, select "reinstall bootloader" and from there you can do it yourself.
 
  


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