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Old 07-13-2010, 01:53 PM   #1
supravat
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Arrow Need help to restore grub


I have two operating systems installed in my computer. one is Windows XP( sp2 ) and another is Ubuntu Linux 10.04Lts. I reinstalled Windows XP. After rebooting, the grub menu is not displaying, only windows is booting, there is no sign of Ubuntu. Is there any way to restore the Ubuntu or I have to freshly install Ubuntu again ??

Please help me ...
 
Old 07-13-2010, 02:14 PM   #2
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Windows will overwrite your master boot record on install without asking or notifying you so that is the problem. You need to either configure xp to boot Ubuntu or update Grub2 to boot both from Grub.

I haven't used Grub2 but if you do a search here at LQ, you should find a number of posts for updating Grub2. Since you can't boot Ubuntu, you can use your Ubuntu install CD.

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1195275

In the link below, section 4, C explains it.
http://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/grub-2.html
 
Old 07-14-2010, 06:20 AM   #3
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Thank Yancek...I was looking for this information...You solved it here...
 
Old 07-14-2010, 06:29 AM   #4
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boot 4m disk ind mount / drive then install grub ...
 
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