GRUB in any form.

ray burke rayburke30 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 17 21:34:45 BST 2009


On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 3:33 AM, Joel Oliver<joelol75 at verizon.net> wrote:
> On Friday 17 July 2009, ray burke wrote:
>> > but still a problem with repair ti wind xp pro sp3?
>
>
> Boot off the windows CD, then select "R" to enter the repair console and
> log into the Windows installation.  Then type "fixboot" at the command
> prompt and press enter. Then type "fixmbr" and press enter. This will
> fix the Windows XP boot, but then again, it will wipe grub completely
> out of the mbr and any linux installs will be 'dead'
>
> To get to the linux installs, the method I use is to boot off the live
> cd, then make a directory and mount the linux root partition in it, then
> chroot into the directory you mounted then use grub-install or the grub
> terminal to fix/reinstall grub.
>
> Joel.
>
>
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Joel,

I have used the super grub from "http://www.supergrubdisk.org/" and it
fixed my grub when I tried
an xp pro sp3 repair, but in that repair couldn't raise the thirdstep
"r" to repair as said that
xp pro sp3 on the hdd was newer than that of my cdrom copy? so where
do I go from here?

ray



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