dual boot Kubuntu 8.04/xp pro sp3(repair)
rayburke30 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 14 20:30:49 UTC 2009
On 7/15/09, Goh Lip <g.lip at gmx.com> wrote:
> John Pierce wrote:
> > # Boot your computer up with Ubuntu CD
> > # Open a terminal window or switch to a tty.
> > #
> > Go SuperUser (that is, type "sudo -s"). Enter root passwords as necessary.
> > # Type "grub"
> > # Type "find /boot/grub/stage1". You'll get a response like "(hd0,1)".
> > Use whatever your computer spits out for the following lines.
> > # Type "root (hd0,1)", or whatever your hard disk + boot partition
> > numbers are for Ubuntu.
> > # Type "setup (hd0)", to install GRUB to MBR, or "setup (hd0,1)" or
> > whatever your hard disk + partition nr is, to install GRUB to a
> > partition.
> > # Quit grub by typing "quit".
> > # Reboot and remove the bootable CD.
> I might add, after all this is done, boot to ubuntu and at linux shell,
> ie. at terminal type
> sudo update-grub
> This makes sure you get to boot into your 'repaired' xp.
> goh lip
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Thanks for that the only thing is that I am not sure if I repair my
dual boot xp pro that the
grub gets corrupted as been told by word of mouth id does, also can I
use the Kubuntu
8.04 cd rom?
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