talbotscott at cox.net
Tue Jun 22 03:09:29 UTC 2004
On Mon, 2004-06-21 at 16:13, admin at kclinux.net wrote:
> I have a client that develops in both Windows and Linux. They're using
> desktops that used to dual boot Windows 2000 and Fedora Core 2. We're
> about to roll out Windows XP Pro to each of the workstations, and when I
> tested on one of them today, the Windows XP install wrote over the MBR
> and now Grub no longer comes up, just boots straight into Windows XP. I
> searched the archived and say "grub-install \dev\hda" as a suggestion,
> but when I boot off the FC2 CD, it doesnt have grub-install anywhere on
> the CD. Can someone give me another suggestion?
Boot from the FC1 disk and enter 'rescue linux' at the first prompt...
After a little while you'll see "Found linux install at /dev/hdx... Use
Tell it Yes, it'll tell you that it will start a shell and that you
should enter "chroot /the path to the installed linux system".
After you've done that you can enter the grub-install /dev/hda command
followed by int 6(reboot) make sure the CD is removed!
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