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No partition.... how do i run windows XP

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#1 Timothy Eng

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Posted 03 December 2003 - 02:42 AM

i didnt partition when i installed redhat, and now im having trouble getting into windows XP
is there a way for me to get into windows by editting grub.conf? or did i mess up so much that ive lost all my data on windows XP?

i didnt backup by the way.

someone help me

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#2 Dapper Dan

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Posted 03 December 2003 - 05:07 AM

I'm afraid it doesn't sound good for XP to me..

When it got to the part where the install asks if you want to auto partition or partition yourself, what did you do?

Also, when the bootloader screen comes up is there only the choice of redhat there?

#3 gvissers



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Posted 03 December 2003 - 01:44 PM

This sounds like a case of "Uh-Oh" to me. How many partitions do you have now? As root, a simple

fdisk -l /dev/devicename

with devicename the name your disk (usually hda) should give you the answer.

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