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Re: GRUB bootloader issue

On Sun September 25 2005 04:32 pm, Jeremy Merritt wrote:
> I need help figuring out what is going on with my
> Debian / GRUB bootloader. Because of some Windoze
> issues, I had to re-install XP on my machine. It
> discarded the grub loader and now you can only boot to
> XP from hda1. I consulted with another Debian user who
> said to simply run 'grub-install /dev/hda1' off of a
> live CD. I tried that with hda, hda1, and hdb2 (debian
> partition) just to be sure, and it gave the same error
> every time. Here is an example of the error it gave.

That happened to me before too. I had to boot a live cd and chroot into the 
partition that contains the /boot directory and then "grub-install /dev/hda".
I think something along the lines of "chroot /dev/hda5 /bin/bash" will get you 
where you need to be.

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