GRUB will not be overwritten
trey at fastmail.fm
Thu Jan 27 16:38:07 UTC 2005
Terry Polzin wrote:
>On Thursday 27 January 2005 09:45, Krzysztof Kujawski wrote:
>>I haven't wiped out any partitions.
>>I tried chroot /mnt/sysimage as rescue CD let me.
>>But I don't know how to exit and reboot from shell -- rescue CD wrote that
>>after command chroot /mnt/sysimage
>>exit from shell and the system will be reboot.
>>Exit not results in rebooting.
>>Id this command in one line?
>>chroot /mnt/sysimage/sbin/grub-install /dev/hd(3)
>No, it's two command lines
>chroot /mnt/sysimage -- makes the / command tree you would have after a normal
>boot effective ( you are no longer running commands from the
>rescue /bin, /sbin directories)
>The /sbin/grub-install /dev/hd(x) should re-write the MBR.
>Then exit twice, the first one will return you to the rescue environment, the
>second will reboot the system.
I'm doing this right now. The /sbin/grub-install /dev/hd(x) step is
taking quite a while. I assume that if I have Fedora's / partition
installed as /dev/hdb1 that that is what I should use in the
aforementioned command (not /dev/hdb). Correct?
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