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Re: Problems with dual boot NT/linux

>> First I thought that it was just because Debian has somehow installed

>>something on the master boot record, so I booted dos with dos system
>> floppy and I did "fdisk /MBR" in order to clear the MBR and I
>> that my dos partion was OK; but I didn't work out. I also tried to
>> remove the second hard-drive (/dev/sdb) but it still tells me :
>> "Missing operationg system"
>Yes, I encouneterd something similar also. The reason I was unable to
>NT was simple - somehow the bootable flag for /dev/sda1 partition was
>erased. And the worse thing that after restoring it with linux fdisk,
>I got another message: "invalid partition table". The fix was to make
>(or DOS) to run it's own fdisk to resrtre the flag correctly.
>fdisk /mbr does nothing, 'cause MBR is OK! try just starting fdisk
>in dos and exit without chnaging anything.

I tried that and it tells me :
"Error reading fixed disk"

But I still can read data on drive C: under DOS !!

I also tried to toggle the bootable flag with linux fdisk and then try
to launch dos fdisk again but it did the same : "Error reading fixed

Do you have an idear ?


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