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Old 03-15-2007, 06:12 PM   #1
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Question reinstalled windows in dual boot,,,grub disappeared,,,help


im sure this is a very common problem,i tried to search for the answer in other threads but without success,,,,i had a dual boot ,,xp,,n opensuse 10.2,,,all was fine till i had to reinstall my windows,,,now my grub screen doesnt show up,,n i cant open my linux,,,dont want to reinstall it,,plz let me know if there's a way out,,,,m a noob so plz be precise...thnx
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ur grub entry is removed as windows xp rewrite mbr when u reinstalled xp.i think so ,u need to install grub again.
Old 03-15-2007, 09:10 PM   #3
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To be more precise, boot Linux from your CD in rescue mode (the SuSE CD should have a rescue option) and run grub-install /dev/whatever where /dev/whatever is your boot hard drive. You will want to check your grub config afterward to make sure there is an entry to boot Windows and re-add it if need be (generally though this would be done automatically).
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hey thanks guys,,,i'll surely try it out,,,though im not sure whether i'll be abe to do stuff with the config file,,,catch u later if there r probs,,,thanks again


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