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Old 08-09-2003, 09:29 AM   #1
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Unhappy recovering redhat 8.0

i have installed
winxp prof in /dev/hda5,
win 2k in /dev/hda6
linux root in /dev/hda3
linux swap in /dev/hda4
now have to reinstall win xp but the mbr modifies when i install it

how can i recover linux in that case
Old 08-09-2003, 12:00 PM   #2
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Use your boot floppy that you made or the Red Hat 8.0 Rescue Mode and re-install grub after you get Windows to behave.

Installing a bootloader
Multiboot with GRUB Mini-HOWTO

# Red Hat links
Red Hat Linux Manuals
Get your mp3 support here
Maximum RPM
Easier software management: apt4rpm - Red Carpet
Red Hat 8.0 Tips & Tricks

# Red Hat 7.3 down configuration commands
setup leads to several configuration tools

# Red Hat 7.3 up configuration commands
Configure soundcard:
Configure X server:
Configure network:
Manage software:

# Handling NTFS
New Technology FileSystem (NTFS) HOWTOs
Linux NTFS project

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