grub is gone

Hans Müller ndof at gmx.li
Fri Jul 2 18:54:10 UTC 2004


Am Freitag, 2. Juli 2004 20:42 schrieb Paul Pianta:
> Hans Müller wrote:
> >Am Freitag, 2. Juli 2004 15:58 schrieb Phil Schaffner:
> >>On Fri, 2004-07-02 at 09:28 -0400, Paul Pianta wrote:
> >>>Hans Müller wrote:
> >>>>Hello i have a problem my grub is gone. I have try to install Winsows
> >>>>and this has killed grub. So now the only way to run linx is booting
> >>>>via PXE. I have try to run groub-install /dev/sda1 but i will not work.
> >>>>When i try to boot then via the hdd, i get the error  22 from grub.
> >>>>What can i do? The FC2 installation is on /dev/sdd2.
> >>>
> >>>Maybe you should try 'grub-install /dev/sda'
> >>>
> >>>That will reinstall it into the MBR of your first scsi disk which is
> >>>where you probably want grub installed (rather than the first regular
> >>>partition - /dev/sda1)
> >>
> >>If you did install grub on the boot partition rather than MBR may need
> >>to make it active, but this is unlikely if FC is all on sdd2.  In any
> >>case, it's always a good idea to have a grub boot floppy prepared before
> >>letting Bill Gates mess with your machine:
> >>
> >>  grub-install /dev/fd0
> >>
> >>Alternatively, can make a custom boot CD image with
> >>
> >>  mkbootdisk -iso <kernel>
> >>
> >>Phil
> >
> >it is ok. But now groub is overwritten by windows.
>
> Where did you install grub to when you initially installed linux? Do you
> install on sda or sdd? Give us some more details and we might be able to
> help out a bit more.
>
> p.s. rescue mode on you CD1 can get you to a shell that will let you
> chroot into your system (if that means anything to you ...)
>
> --
> Before you criticize someone, walk a mile in their shoes ...
> That way when you do criticize them, you're a mile away and you have their
> shoes!
Linux is on /dev/sdd3
the boot hdd form bios is /dev/sda
the first time i have install grub where with the installation of FC2. grub 
works fine until windows has kill it. grrrrrrrrr.





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