[PLUG] How to recover GRUB on MBR

आदित्य लघाटे laghatea at gmail.com
Sun Jul 5 21:26:58 PDT 2009


>
>
> > >  Initially on my system Windows Xp and Open SUSE 11 was installed. The
> > menu to
> > > switch between these two operating systems was appearing with the help
> of
> > > GRUB boot loader. Yesterday I reinstalled Windows Xp due to some
> problem
> > in
> > > it. Now GRUB is not appearing. So I am unable to boot into Open SUSE
> 11.
>

I did this procedure 10 mins back on my Ubuntu System:

1. Boot off live CD
2. Open Terminal
3. Type following commands:
    a. sudo grub
    b. find /boot/grub/stage1 it should answer similar to (hd0, 5)
    c. root (hd0, 5)
    d. setup (hd0)
    e. quit
4. reboot PC, you should be done re-installing grub.

I am not sure if this will work on a Suse, but ideally, it should. Since I
do not see any distro specific commands here.

Cheers
Aditya


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