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Hello everyone. I have a question which I may know the answer to, I'm just looking for a confirmation. When it comes to the MBR of a hard drive, i've read in multiple sources that it's always located in the first sector of the hard drive. Is the MBR there from the factory? When I buy a new blank... (3 Replies)
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I just built myself a new machine which has an ASUS motherboard with is UEFI based.
I noticed after I installed Fedora 17 that my sda is MBR and my sdb is GPT:
sda is a ssd drive. Should the ssd drive be GPT or is MBR okay?
sda is 60Gb drive. (3 Replies)
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3. Boot Loaders
I tried to install another Linux O.S along with MS and to make two Linux's and one windows.Usually when I try this GRUB losses the ability to boot the first Linux install. It did it again. I would really like to get this first install bootable again.
Here are some facts.
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4. Boot Loaders
trying to recover a lost partition table, where the signature (0x55AA) has been lost, though attempting to restore using a number of tools (fdisk, testdisk et al) the write fails.
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5. Boot Loaders
short thing: I've done something I didn't know what happens; bad thing: I did it with my partition table. :D
My OS is Ubuntu 10.10. I've used GPT and now want to convert it to MBR with gdisk.
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I'm talking about boot process in multi-boot Linux perceptive.
Please tell me whether my explanation is right or wrong? If wrong, please explain.
"The BIOS checks the system and loads this initial bootstrapping code into
memory. This initial bootstrap code searches for an active partition... (0 Replies)
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I am newbie here.I want to know what is MBR,boot loader & boot strap programe.
What is procedure of loading OS in to memory.
Thanx in advance:) (1 Reply)
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I have two disk installed with Linux(disk 1) and WinXP(disk 2) .Now i am changing Hardisk jumbper manualy to get in to Linux/Windows .I want to configure my REDHAT linux boot manager to list Linux and WindowXP and wanna boot according to my choice .
Here is what my fdisk -l shows (Only... (2 Replies)
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