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Re: How to recover Fedora Core 5?



On Thu, 2006-09-28 at 03:31 +0000, Vinicius wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I have installed a Windows XP on another partition than my FC5. The system boot
> on Windows. I'm unable to do a dual-boot FC5 and XP.
> The steps followed are below:
> 
> 1. Boot from DVD, then on the prompt: linux rescue;
> 2. from the rescue mode prompt: chroot /mnt/sysimage;
> 3. then: /sbin/grub-install /dev/hda.
> 
> So, occurs an error about stage1 incomplete or something like that.
> 
> Any ideas, please?
> 
> 
> TIA,
> Vinicius.
> 
You might try this instead of the grub-install. Let us assume that your
linux is on partition 2.
grub
grub> setup (hd0)
grub> root (hd0,1)
grub> quit

then reboot

The 1 in the root command refers to partition 2 since grub numbers
partitions starting at 0.

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