Once that was completed, I removed the CD, and rebooted. So, check your BIOS. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. I run into this problem frequently fixing Windows pcs and so far (after 5+ years) have found no way to fix it other than reinstalling windows. this contact form
I have to use my boot > > diskette to boot Linux. > > I just recently had a problem with (an older) Dell machine and dual > booting. Following instuctions are Fedora Linux only and should work with RHEL / CentOS too:Step # 1: Boot from Fedora Core Linux 1st CD or DVDSet BIOS to boot from CD/DVD rom. For more information on installing Windows XP, check out Brien Posey's articles on basic installation and troubleshooting failed installations.Installing Red Hat Linux 7.3Once Windows XP is installed, you can install Red We encourage everybody to participate, and ask that you do so in a conscientious and helpful manner.
No problem for linux, but booting from it wasn't possible this way. > So, check your BIOS. > > Eric I updated the BIOS on my Dell to A04 (the latest More people are reading the nixCraft. and go from there.The reason why I had installed the GRUB boot loader onto the primary/master drive was because I had read that it was much easier to deal with vs. Secure Content Delivery Network (CDN) by StackPath.
run fdisk, go into expert mode and write down (or save into a file) the starting sector (NOT block), end sector and type for each partition (example below): $ fdisk /dev/hda A note in the December Linux Format magazine indicates that Fedora Core 2 is the only distro which still has that bug. Top Post Reply Print view 1 post • Page 1 of 1 Return to “Technical Support” Jump to Discussion Groups ↳ Technical Support ↳ Education, Technology, and Society ↳ Then finally My Windows XP Pro is working fine.
Other than my sympathy I'm sorry I have nothing else to offer as a fix. If the search operation is successful, your old Linux installation will be available at special directory called /mnt/sysimage.Step # 2: Prepare system for GRUB reinstallationType the following commands at shell prompt: The system is non-responsive. Don't know on Vista but on XP/2000 the command was FIXMBR.
Discussions cover Linux installation, Ubuntu, Linux distributions, open source, dual-booting Windows and Linux, Fedora Core, SuSE, CentOS, Debian, Red Hat, Ubuntu, and other Linux-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Dual I then checked the BIOS. You need a bootable Linux CD (e.g. I would grealy appreciate the experts advise.Thanks Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Dual Boot problem (Win XP Pro and Linux) The posting of advertisements, profanity,
Enter the dual-boot computer.In this article, I'll explain how to configure a dual-boot Windows XP and Red Hat Linux 7.3 system.The VMware optionI know what some of you are saying. SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc. / All Rights Reserved. Don’t worry about this warning, because on a fresh system there is no data to be removed. I was hoping to have a system > where I could choose wheter to boot Windows XP or Linux.
By K T in forum Linux Setup, Configuration & Administration Replies: 2 Last Post: August 22nd, 05:16 PM CGI.pm problem under Redhat Linux 9.0 (perl-5.8.0) By marmot101 in forum PERL Miscellaneous Without chroot environment you will not able to restore GRUB on Fedora Core 6.Step # 3: Find out your GRUB bootloader installation locationIf you have only one IDE hard disk default plz help. If you find yourself in a similar circumstance but you are using LILO instead, these lines can be added to the /etc/lilo.conf to fix the problem: other=/dev/hda1 (device XP is installed
the NTLDR but obviously that has not been the case.Thanks again. If you support both Linux and Windows, what have you found to be the best option: dual boot or a product such as VMware for troubleshooting? That ntldr missing error is a real scourge because, if you were able to examine the hard drive, you'd see it IS there. http://comvurgent.com/xp-and/xp-and-vista-network-problems.html Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Linux forum 8 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions icon Security
After that, everything worked fine, the partition table was back to the original configuration. Even though I restarted and selected Windows option it's not starting up. Even the fdisk manual specifies that "DOS uses C/H/S only, Windows uses both [C/H/S and LBA], Linux never uses C/H/S".
A typical microsoft approach, but "No," I tell him, "The XP operating system is still on your HD, GRUB simply cannot see it." Having very little experience with GRUB, since previous Eric Eric Moors Guest September 11th,11:44 AM #3 Re: Windows XP and Redhat Linux 9 Dualboot problem(GRUB) Eric Moors
Procedure to Make Triple OS-Boot: Vista, Fedora and Ubuntu White Papers & Webcasts Four Ways to Win by Replacing Legacy Laptops and Desktops Return Path Email Metrics Troubleshooter Blog Articles Using I was hoping to have a system where I could choose wheter to boot Windows XP or Linux. I was hoping to have a system > > where I could choose wheter to boot Windows XP or Linux. http://comvurgent.com/xp-and/xp-and-me-multi-boot.html My test machine is a 1-GHz Pentium III with 192 MB RAM and 4 GB of hard drive space.Loosely, the order of things will be as follows:· Install Windows XP Professional and
I just recently had a problem with (an older) Dell machine and dual booting. This means that the correct information is still there but just one copy is correct, the LBA one (most people affected said they could access the Windows partition from Linux just Post a comment to this article and share your experiences. Comments Facebook Linkedin Twitter More Email Print Reddit Delicious Digg Pinterest Stumbleupon Google Plus Powered by Livefyre Add your Comment kiran kumar replied Oct 5, 2009 Its simple, check for /boot partition of ubuntu, from redhat OS, later mount it on one directory, copy the grub.conf of ubuntu , paste it
Its very useful. save the content of the MBR (and possibly all the boot sectors from the partitions). You do not have to restart GRUB as you did LILO for the changes to take afffect.