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fedora on 2nd hardrive


Happy New Year!

I started the new year off by joining the Linux movement.

I have installed f14 on my 2nd int hd on hp dv 9000 laptop and cant get it to boot.

installation from live cd went well and can boot from cd

any help is appreciated Thanks


  • Goineasy9
    Goineasy9 Posts: 1,114
    Can you narrow down what "Can't get it to boot" means? What happens right before the point where you know something is wrong? Also, how about pasting your /boot/grub/grub.conf here so we can see what it looks like.
    cat /boot/grub/grub.conf
  • saqman2060
    Yes please give us all the information you can. There is a trick you can try.

    Boot the system with a LiveCD, go to a terminal, type:

    # sudo fdisk /dev/<id of your harddrive>, it could be /hda1 or /sda1. look at the full list of /sda. I'm guessing you are using sata drives.

    Once you find the drive with f14 installed, in fdisk, press "a" to toggle the boot flag, choose the preferred partition and press "w" to write the changes. Then restart your system.


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