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Old 10-07-2010, 12:49 AM   #1
gunjan.rani100
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menu.lst


Hi,

I need urgent help!!
I have deleted menu.lst file by mistake.
Now i am afraid to restart my computer as i think This will not get the link for boot the system.
Please let me nkow how can i restart my computer after shut down.
Will it be a problem in strating of the system.

Thanks & Regards,
Gunjan!!!
 
Old 10-07-2010, 12:53 AM   #2
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you can use the "update-grub" command to recreate menu.lst...

if not installed check your package manager.
 
Old 10-07-2010, 02:09 AM   #3
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Before you reboot, make sure to download and burn a rescueCD such as SystemRescue, Parted Magic, or anything else.

You should post the Linux distro you are using to help us help you.
 
Old 10-07-2010, 02:13 AM   #4
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Let us know the Distro you are using Fedora/Susu/Ubuntu?
Let us know the output of

fdisk -l

and

df -h

From the above output you can create menu.lst file by referring similar system in your network
 
Old 10-07-2010, 03:02 AM   #5
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you can download grub iso and create a rescue disk for situations like this.check this link or google
http://linux.softpedia.com/progDownl...load-8071.html

Last edited by avee137; 10-07-2010 at 03:02 AM. Reason: link missing
 
Old 10-08-2010, 03:49 AM   #6
gunjan.rani100
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Hi All
Thanks a lot for your valuable replies.

Sorry for not giving the detail description of the problem
I was logged in windows at that time and i have deleted that file in windows (C drive). I have created a menu.lst manually using some command from this forum(i found those) and I have restarted my pc then i realize taht menu.lst was provided by the linux(fedora).
It was a good experience of using dual boot system.

Thanks
 
Old 10-08-2010, 04:51 AM   #7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by gunjan.rani100 View Post
Hi,

I need urgent help!!
I have deleted menu.lst file by mistake.
Now i am afraid to restart my computer as i think This will not get the link for boot the system.
Please let me nkow how can i restart my computer after shut down.
Will it be a problem in strating of the system.

Thanks & Regards,
Gunjan!!!
Hello

Do you know that software
*Universal MuktiBoot ISO linux Disk 1.0 (lite)*
You can configure /greb/menu.lst.

or

*knoppix* software

first you boot with CD or DVD
now we reach knoppix
and
you use mount -a
now
you can configure it

initrd /initrd-version.img
#boot=/dev/hda
default=0
timeout=5
splashimage=(hd0,4)/grub/splash.xpm.gz
hiddenmenu
password --md5 $1$TN6mCHlJ$boP.19j3x44CiNzvV6.L90
title unix
root (hd0,4)
kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.18-194.el5 ro root=LABEL=/ rhgb quiet
initrd /initrd-2.6.18-194.el5.img
title Other
rootnoverify (hd0,0)
chainloader +1
 
  


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