Fwd: Can't seem to reinstall grub

Mike Leone turgon at mike-leone.com
Thu Nov 29 12:38:07 UTC 2007

Nils Kassube wrote:
> Mike Leone wrote:
>> So I have this Dell Inspiron 600m laptop that dual boots Windows and
>> Kubuntu. Through my own stupidity, I needed to completely remake my
>> Windows partition, and so of course I lost grub.
>> So I boot with a Knoppix CD, and do this: (I booted into text mode)
>> fdisk -l
>> -> I see that /dev/hda1 is WinXP, and /dev/hda2 is Linux (with
>> /dev/hda5 as swap). That's all the partitions. Pretty simple, no?
> Which version of Kubuntu are you talking about? 

I wasn't talking about Kubuntu at that point; I was booting with Knoppix 
(which I had at hand, as I couldn't easily locate my Kubuntu CD).

Knoppix shows my HD as /dev/hda.

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