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Sat Jan 17 09:51:41 EST 2004
You know what you could be right.
I'll reinstall windows yet again but won't set up mail or word processors
and try them in linux for a change.
I think web browsing still has a long way to go before I would do it in
linux all the time.
----- Original Message -----
From: "William F. Acker WB2FLW +1-303-722-7209" <wacker at octothorp.org>
To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
Sent: Saturday, January 17, 2004 4:40 AM
Subject: Re: Restoring grub
> Maybe you should consider it a good thing that WinXP messed up
> once again and try to live without it. But if you must have it, do this.
> First, at a shell prompt, type mkbootdisk <kernel_version>. I have the
> latest Fedora Speakup kernel, so I'd say:
> mkbootdisk 2.4.22-2f.nptlspk2
> Actually, you can change directory to /lib/modules.
> If you have only one kernel installed, just type mkbootdisk <tab>, where
> <tab> is the tab key and backspace over the /. Next, reinstall the ugly.
> Using the bootdisk to
> get back into Linux, do:
> grub-install /dev/hda
> This assumes that you're booting from the master disk on the first
> Bill in Denver
> On Fri, 16 Jan 2004, Darragh wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I have to reinstall windows xp but the first thing it'll do is put its
boot information into the master boot record. how can I
> > 1 create a boot disk for Fedira
> > 2 restore Grub so I get the boot up screen that I get now?
> > Thanks for any help
> > Darragh
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