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Old 08-16-2013
Load debian using grub

pls help me how to load debian again after un-TARing the debian backup on a newly formated Hard Disk (ext3)

am using DEBIAN LENNY 64 bit.
# 2  
Old 08-18-2013
Is this tarball of the root filesystem?

You cannot just tarball a root filesystem onto a newly formatted disk and expect it to work. You first have to setup the disk to leave first cylinder free for the GRUB legacy bootloader. You also have to allow for a suitable swap partition.
# 3  
Old 08-27-2013
yes tar of the root filesystem.
how do i proceed so that the hard disk becomes bootable.

thanks to help me..
# 4  
Old 09-09-2013
no one replied Smilie
# 5  
Old 09-09-2013
you want to install it from scratch? why not use bootable ISO?
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