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Old 05-26-2005, 02:54 AM   #1
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redhat 9 boot disk emergency

i have red hat 9 installed in my computer..aftersometime i installed window xp in the computer which removed the linux boot loader..i had created a rescue disk(boot disk) but mistakenly
i deleted the contents of my boot disk for redhat 9 and my rh9 installation cd is corrupted so i cannot get into rh9...please anyone help me
Old 05-27-2005, 12:05 AM   #2
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First, check the Red Hat 9 home page and check out the rescue proceedure

If your first install CD is ok, try the rescue mode and re-install the bootloader.

If not, you might just want a Knoppix Linux Live CD and chroot into your Linux distro and re-install your bootloader.

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