[CentOS] Now you did it Olly
rgm at htt-consult.com
Sun Jul 27 15:22:35 UTC 2008
Craig White wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-07-27 at 10:36 -0400, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>> Oh, Boy. I am in trouble now....
>> I just installed Centos on a USB drive on my corp notebook. To not
>> TOUCH my corp drive.
>> I spent time with the drive partitioner to make sure that nothing was
>> done to the internal hard drive...
>> Well I missed something and I overwrote the encrypted bootloader on the
>> hard drive.
>> Now what? Can I rescue things?
>> I am leaving for my flight in a couple hours to Dublin for IETF
>> meeting. I have to get this working on my own.
>> I hope there is another copy of the old boot loader somewhere on that
>> system and some way to copy it?????
> whose bootloader was it?
> Microsoft? You can re-install by booting installation CD and going to
> recovery console and running 'fixmbr'
Yes. XP. But with the corp encrypted bootloader....
No install CD. Well I do have an XP install CD here. Also Ghost 9.0
that has some sort of bootloader fixer?
I seem to recall that there are two copies of either the bootloader or
partition table, one as a backup? But which is it?
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