RECOVERING FEDORA AFTER WINDOWS XP
On 07/22/2011 02:14 PM, shailesh wrote:
> i have installed windows xp over fedora 15. How do I recover the fedora bootloader now?
> in running fdisk -l it displays
> /dev/sda1 ..... ..... ntfs
> /dev/sda2 ..... ..... ntfs
> /dev/sda3 ..... .....ntfs
> /dev/sda4 ..... ..... ntfs
> /dev/sda5 ..... ..... ntfs
> /dev/sda6 ..... ..... swap
> /dev/sda7 ..... ..... linux
> I tried chroot /mnt/sysimage
> grub-install /dev/sda7
> Ctrl+D (twice)
> But its not booting. The boot menu appears but error is displayed regarding unable to mount device
Did you check if the grub.conf file has some wrong information?
For example, the root partition is sda7? Did you have a boot
partition? Is /etc/fstab consistent?
If you can get to the grub menu, you also have the boot console (by
pressing 'c'), so you could try things there.
Roberto Ragusa mail at robertoragusa.it
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