Re: Restore MBR

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On Sat, Nov 25, 2006 at 04:29:07PM -0600, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-11-25 at 15:21 +0000, Mike Cohler wrote:
> > Timothy Payne <tim <at> tmpco.com> writes:
> > 
> > 
> > > > chroot /mnt/sysimage
> > > > /sbin/grub-install
> > > > 
> > > 
> > > Thanks but it just asked for more info.  Do I need to give it hd0?
> > >
> > 
> > /sbin/grub-install mbr
> > 
> 
> mbr is not a proper argument to greub-install
> Something like hd0 or even /dev/hda will work.

I had a huge fight with grub a few months ago (on RHEL WS 4) and I found
that only hd0 worked. Using /dev/hda1 did not produce any error messages,
but it wouldn't boot either. Once I did it with hd0 it booted just fine.
go figure.

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