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  1. #1
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    Grub: Won't boot

    hello all...

    I have Windows Xp installed on Hda and Knoppix on hdb everything was going perfect untill I had the brilliant idea to reformat Windows... now... linux wont boot... I get to grub... but when it tries to boot linux, it gets an error and tells me to insert dystem disk... well i have the boot floppy and it works, with it i can boot into linux.. but my question (and keep in mind I've only been using linux for about a month)... how do I transfer the floopy's contents to hdb so i don't have to insert floppy every time i want to boot linux?

    What command would i use... or should i just copy the contents and paste them WHERE?

    I'm sorry if it's a stupid question... but i need help with this..

    thanx in advanced.

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    Knee deep in Grand Rapids, Michigan
    Once you are in your Knoppix system, open a terminal, login to root.

    grub-install /dev/hda
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