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Re: [Bug-grub] GRUB and that "other" OS...

From: Jason Thomas
Subject: Re: [Bug-grub] GRUB and that "other" OS...
Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2002 09:25:27 +1000
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you have overwritten the dos boot sector on the partition dos is
installed on.  boot from a dos floppy with sys.com and run 'sys c:'

then you need to install grub in the right place, install grub again
using 'grub-install /dev/hda'

On Thu, Apr 18, 2002 at 07:46:20AM -0700, Hans Quennet wrote:
> Hi!  Here's hoping that this amuses you, if nothing
> else.  Any comments will be welcomed,
> helpful ones even more so...
> My problem, since installing GRUB yesterday morning,
> is that RedHat 7.2 now boots from the hard drive but
> the "C" drive, containing Win98SE is no longer
> bootable, neither via GRUB boot loader, nor any other
> mechanism, boot floppies of various configurations,
> CDRom, whatever.  And, since SuSE on the other
> harddrive launched via Win98's Boot Magic, it is also
> unbootable now, it's own boot floppy simply ends in a
> "kernel panic" state.
> When I installed GRUB, options to the DOS menu item
> included the recommended 
>    grub> rootnoverify (hd0,0)
>    grub> makeactive
>    grub> chainloader +1
> as I believe the instructions indicated.  Once I ran
> /sbin/grub-install /dev/hda1
> my happy little world changed somewhat.

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