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Old 10-09-2004, 06:07 AM   #1
satish427
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MBR is corrupt GRUB is lost


Earlier I had made a post regarding losing my grub as the MBR was removed when i had to reinstall my Win98 which got corrupt.....

I got good response from the ppl... As i had no boot floppy I used the Disc1 of RH9(total 3discs) There at boot i used the linux rescue to try and resuce... there it detected my earlier settings ... it advised me to type chroot/sysimage and exit to make it root ...

I need some info regarding what is exactly happening here as The operation is not sucessful and I am not able to get the GRUB back.... also the exit option above has to be executed twice.... to exit and restart after the chroot command,... is that a problem????????

I HAVE TRIED ALL THIS MORE THAN ONCE. so please tell me what else can be done to retrive my redhat


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Old 10-09-2004, 06:20 AM   #2
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Have you tried using your rescue disk and typing: grub

then type: install /dev/yourbootpartition

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Old 10-09-2004, 06:34 AM   #3
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Hi


Well where exactly do u want me to type this :grub and the install....

All i can get to is # prompt after repair ... I am not able to get to root prompt...
so thats the problem..........
 
Old 10-09-2004, 07:00 AM   #4
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I guess I'm talking suse here. When I boot into rescue, I just type su then enter than get the prompt.

The type grub. What happens when you type grub?

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