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> Grub And Partitions, What partitions does grub require?
espertus
post Jul 27 2003, 07:20 PM
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I would like to remove Linux from a dual-boot system with Windows 2000. The boot manager is grub. While the FAQ recommends removing the master boot record with "fdisk /mbr", I have read elsewhere that that can cause problems, and I'd rather not take the risk. If I change the grub.conf file on the /boot partition to always boot Windows, is it safe to delete the other Linux partitions? I would retain /boot (but wipe out the root partition).
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post Jul 27 2003, 07:24 PM
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I would just go ahead with the /fdisk mbr

It doesnt remove the master boot record it simply restores the windows one.
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post Jul 28 2003, 01:56 AM
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Thanks. I did the equivalent of "fdisk /mbr" (through a utility) and got the desired result.
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