[CentOS] Now you did it Olly

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Sun Jul 27 15:11:59 UTC 2008

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'


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