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Old 03-09-2008, 03:32 AM   #1
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Reinstall gurb boot loader

Dear All |

I am completely new to Linux. Just learning.

1. I have FC6 in my HP Laptop with Vista. Recently, I reinstalled Vista. After this no boot loader is prompted to boot Fedora. I tried with booting from FC6 boot disc in rescue mode, to reinstall gurb, but I failed to mount the linux part. Will some body help me with the commands to mount the linux partition. I have some important data in linux which I canot miss.

2. Another confusion is that, which part to be mounted? As I have seen, there are following parts in my drive,
i. /deb/sda
ii. /dev/sda1, iii. /dev/sda2, iv. /dev/sda3 and v. /dev/sda4.

In windows partition, I have 3 divisions in hard drive, as C,D and E.


Rupa Borah, Assam, India.
Old 03-09-2008, 05:11 AM   #2
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This site has wonderful tutorials like HOWTO GRUB BOOTLOADER AND TROUBLE-SHOOTER and Set up Grub by hand if that is too confusing and you want your info you could install another but small version of linux that will reinstall grub on MBR. Good luck.
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Yeah, as vashsna advised, try to fix it manually. If you are really stuck you can download a utility called supergrub

just boot the computer with that cd and restoring the grub on mbr is very very easy.

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my tutorial link by vashsna is out-of-date....see my signature if you prefer updated


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