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Re: [SLE] windows xp overwrites the linux boot manager (YET NOT SOLVED)
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: 26 Jun 2003 15:27:28 +0200
  • Message-id: <1056634047.1065.3.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 2003-06-26 at 14:13, Adagilson Batista Bispo da Silva wrote:
> Yesterday, I tried booting with SuSE CD #1, and I selected the option
> Rescue System. I logged in as root (without password) and typed $fdisk
> /dev/hda and <INTRO> after this.

INTRO??? Is that Portuguese for "enter"?

> Just the "p" key could show me all my partitions in Primary master:
> I have 11 (eleven) units and the main partitions are:
> /dev/hda1 * = where Win Me is installed
> /dev/hda6 = Linux
> /dev/hda7 = Linux swap
> /dev/hda8 = where Win XP is
> I tried making hda6 or hda7 bootable but it was not enough. Just hda1
> could boot some OS (in this case the winxp boot manager).
> I think i should rebuild lilo or grub. Is that the case?

Yes

> I want grub (I guess that it is the name of the linux boot manager that
> is loaded when we insert the SuSE CD #1 to boot, isn't?). I tried
> grub_install /dev/hda but this command was not found.

The command is "grub-install"




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