Bug#230502: debian-installer wiped out my MBR
On Sat, 31 Jan 2004, Jeremie Koenig wrote:
> > I don't have enough skills to write a windows MBR by hand with a disk
> > editor
> You probably don't need to. If GRUB is running, you can use the
> following commands to boot windows (if it's still there of course):
> grub> chainloader (hd0,0)+1
> grub> boot
> (if you're presented with a menu at boot, just hit 'c' to get the
> command line interface.)
It worked! Actually: (hd0,1)+1, but that was easy to find out.
Thanks a lot for sparing me a lot of head-scratching in the (unknown
to me) GRUB documentation.