How to remove a unix boot partition ?

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Top Forums UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers How to remove a unix boot partition ?
# 1  
Old 09-17-2001
How to remove a unix boot partition ?

Hi group member,
I'm as new as a newbie can get on Unix, so bear with me .
I just got a task of installing NT on a box that had some sort of unix on it. Once I reboot, i always get a Grub> screen and I dont' know how to get rid of it. Just relying on the nt install parition
don't seem to be able to get rid of it.

I'm a NT,NOVELL, cisco kind of guy. so nothing on UNIX.
thanks all
# 2  
Old 09-17-2001
it really has nothing to do with unix, so don't worry about being newSmilie

you need to check your hard drive to see if it is made by Western Digital (which more than likely it is). If so, there is a diagnostic utility you can get from that you have to run against the hard drive to remove ALL of the unix stuff. once that is done, you should be able to load NT with no problem. Trust me, I found this out the hard way. Hope this helps.
Login or Register to Ask a Question

Previous Thread | Next Thread

8 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers

How to boot partition from Grub Minimal_BASH?

Hi, someone knows how can I boot my OS or cdrom from a Grub Minimal_Bash? :confused: sorry, Im a dummy I explain, when I start loading the OS, I get errors, and ends up in the grub bash. This is the minimal_bash and I have no idea of ​​any command. It tells me "unknow partition". The problem is... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: veravera
0 Replies

2. Solaris

Solaris partition in boot screen disappeared - F11??

I have a problem where I installed several OSes as partitions on one disk. And suddenly I cannot see Solaris 11.3 in the bios boot screen anymore. I have no clue why. Do anyone have a suggestion so I can dig further somewhere? I first installed Solaris 11.3. Then Windows10 (gaming). Then Linux... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: kebabbert
3 Replies

3. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers

TRU64 - Cluster boot partition is FULL

Good day, Anybody, know how to clean/free up the Cluster_boot partition in TRU64 Thank you in advance Miaka (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: miaka1012
0 Replies

4. Linux

Creating /boot partition for LVM VG

Hi, I have a server booted into sysresccd (mini-linux OS) with 1 40 GB disk attached I am trying to create a volume group and restore another server into the new one However, when I try to create a partition for /boot it seems that my VG in LVM is not recognized anymore These are the... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: galuzan
2 Replies

5. Ubuntu

Clone one partition and boot from USB

I have small problem: my hard drive has 500GB storage and it is divided into partitions /dev/sda1 - 20 GB (boot) /dev/sda2 - rest I want to clone only one partition /dev/sda1 and write all data on my USB stick /dev/sdb What's more I want to make my USB bootable and I don't know at all how can... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: menda
3 Replies

6. Red Hat

required resize /boot partition in linux

Hi, In my linux box I have installed /boot partition with 100MB. I have done compile for a newer kernel. The both kernels are required to me. Finally /boot partition has using 100%. I need to resize the /boot. Any body give the solution how to do resize the /boot partition without dusturbing the... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: parsrigum
2 Replies

7. Red Hat

How to Extend Boot Partition

Hi, My linux server working with LVM partition and with /boot partition, now my /boot partition is full, now i need to extend my boot partition. can i know how to do it, without any data loss. Regards, M.Selva Prakash (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: mselvaprakash
4 Replies

8. Filesystems, Disks and Memory

Creating /boot partition & MBR concerns

I have 40GB HD with mepis8, swap, MBR and under flags word boot. I also have a 160 GB external with a few Linux OS, no swaps, no extended etc. I am total Linux no MS I would feel more secure by resizing that sda1 partition and creating a /boot partition with the MBR housed there. Is that a... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: worthamtx
1 Replies
Login or Register to Ask a Question