Re: Grub and win98 boot record
On Tue, 2002-07-02 at 23:33, csj wrote:
> On 02 Jul 2002 22:05:59 -0400
> Scott Henson <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2002-07-02 at 21:47, Barry Michels wrote:
> > > fdisk /mbr
> > Tried that, all it does now is load grub, and when grub is in the mbr
> > and I try to chain load (hd0,1) it just reloads grub. I over wrote the
> > actual win98 boot loader.
> What do you mean by actual "win98 boot loader"? And how did you manage
> to overwrite it with grub? I was under the impression that grub doesn't
> destroy any data except that thing in the mbr.
I prolly did a setup (hd0,1) one time instead of a setup (hd0)
That would have over written the boot record on hda1. And this is where
windows resides. So now, when I choose to chainload (hd0,1) it just
loads up another instance of grub.
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