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Re: Dual boot problem



On Thursday 28 September 2006 02:36 pm, Phil Meyer wrote:
> Grumpy_Penguin wrote:
> > I have Kubuntu 6.06.1 amd 64 version installed on HDa 80 GB
> > I installed Fedora Core 6 64 bit version on HDb 300 Gb
> > when I rebooted grub could not find FC 6
> > Any idea what I did wrong?
>
> The only thing you did 'wrong' was not to decide in advance who gets to
> control grub. :)
>
> Here is how you 'fix' it.
> Boot into KUbuntu.
> Mount your FC6 boot partition on /mnt
> # mount /dev/hdb1 /mnt
> # cd /mnt/grub
> # cat grub.conf
>
> examine the indicated default boot record.
> copy that boot record (4 lines) into /etc/grub.conf
>
> all done!
>
> Next time you boot, your option for Fedora will show.
>
> Problem:
> The MBR is set to read grub options from the primary source, hd0,0.  It
> doesn't know about your Fedora install.  Tell it about Fedora by
> modifying /etc/grub.conf on the primary.
found problem Kbumtu dosn't have a /etc/grub.conf file
so i guess that I will have to reinstall FC6 first ...then install K BUM tu

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