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Old 11-24-2006, 07:19 PM   #1
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Urgent... Lost Boot Loader


I just had to reinstall crappy XP and now i have lost the boot loader, how can i re-install the boot-loader and get centos back up and running.

many thanks
Old 11-24-2006, 07:22 PM   #2
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I havent used CentOS for a while I think there is an upgrade option to just do a boot loader install, whether it be Lilo or grub.
Old 11-24-2006, 07:54 PM   #3
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I just booted from the Cenntos CD and it gives a rescue option which takes you to a command line, Im just not sure what to do from here.
Old 11-24-2006, 07:59 PM   #4
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You need to reinstall the boot loader to the MBR.

I'm not familiar with CentOS, which boot loader does it use, Grub or Lilo?
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Not even close to be an urgent problem.
grub-install /dev/hda


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