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Re: Dual Boot Problem



On 6/14/05, M A Young <m a young durham ac uk> wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Jun 2005, Jessica L. Veltman wrote:
> 
> > I tried doing all of that, but the results were the same. After the
> > installation restarted, my computer booted straight into Windows again.
> 
> If you are going straight to windows, either grub isn't installed at all,
> or it is installed in the boot sector of a partition that isn't being
> booted from. Boot into rescue mode (from the cd type linux rescue), look
> at (/mnt/sysimage)/boot/grub/grub.conf to see where grub thinks it is
> installed, and if it is on a partition rather than the mbr, use fdisk to
> see which partitions are bootable, and make this one the only one that is.
> 
>         Michael Young
> 
I tried booting into rescue mode, and checked grub - it at least
thinks it is installed to /dev/hda. hda is where Windows is installed.
this is the way it should be, isn't it?


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