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I have installed Mandriva Linux 2010. I already have Windows Vista. In the bootloader of Mandriva, windows vista is not been shown? how to find it. Can anybody help me ...
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    Creating a bootloader in Madriva?


    I have installed Mandriva Linux 2010. I already have Windows Vista. In the bootloader of Mandriva, windows vista is not been shown? how to find it. Can anybody help me please...

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    if it was an upgade from an previos mandriva install ie 2008 look in the bootloader entery for that it might bring up old bootloader .
    redo it with the control center

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    it is not an upgrade. it is a new installation.

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    Can you post the output of command
    fdisk -l
    and also post output of /boot/grub/menu.lst file
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    Created boot loader, But Linux not booting

    Dear Lakshmipathi,

    I managed to create a boot loader. I got both windows and linux. But the problem now is that it is not booting the Linux. It is giving error as "Media Error". I will try to give you more details of the error soon.

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    also post the exact error messages and output of above said fdisk command
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