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Re: Fedora 4 test 3 on USB Hard Disk;



On Fri, 2005-06-03 at 08:24 +0100, Mirco Beaker wrote:
> Hello there everybody,
> I have finally mamged to install Fedora 4 3 test on my secondary USB 
> hard disk.
> During setup, Anaconda detected my usb hard disk and partitioned it as 
> usual.
> I decided to install GRUB on the MBR on my primary internal Hard disk 
> with Windows XP installed (for now),
> Once the installation was completed, I rebooted hoping to have as first 
> screen GRUB and all the usual options I would get with two internal Hard 
> drives.
> UNFORTUNATELY, there was no grub and the system just procedeed booting 
> Windows XP.
> I set up the BIOS of my DELL OPTIPLEX GX270 to be able to boot from USB 
> emulation therefore the external hard disk but nothing happened.
> Is anybody able to help me here?

Clearly grub hasn't been installed on the MBR. Perhaps your BIOS has a
"virus protection" option that prevents the MBR being overwritten,
something like that?

Paul.
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Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org>


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