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@vijay@
11th August 2006, 07:07 PM
i have installed fedora core 5..... in f partition ........after installing fedora.....
when i reboot it it starting windows......grub menu is not appearing.(i pressed enter while booting ) ..........i didn't installed grub in MBR; i did in other option,,,,,,,,
can any one help me in booting fedora

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Seve
11th August 2006, 07:40 PM
Hello:
If I am reading your post correctly it looks like you installed FC first and then Windows? on the same partitioned hard drive?
If you can boot to windows then windows overwrote the mbr and you will have to re-install grub to boot bot Windows and FC.
Seve

@vijay@
11th August 2006, 08:04 PM
sorry for my poor english....... i installed fedora after xp.......... my linux partitions are
/ -27000mb
swap -1000mb
and i didnt installed grub in MBR i selevted the other option....

tomcat
11th August 2006, 08:31 PM
Start the rescue cd. First log into the system with

chroot /mnt/sysimage

then reinstall the bootlaoder with

/sbin/grub-install /dev/hda

replace hda with the appropriate entry for your primary disk (e.g. hdb, hdc, hdd). You can find out its name by typing fdisk -l

@vijay@
11th August 2006, 08:47 PM
thanx tomcat.... i reinstalled grub in MBR
i was able to start linux but now the problem is

ITS NOT TAKING ME TO GRAPHICAL INTERFACE........
ITS BOOTING IN TEXT MODE....
BEFORE INSTALLATION ALSO WHILE ITS DETECTING THE HARDWARE IT SAID "monitor:unknow" so I INSTALLED FEDORA IN TEXT MODE....
MAY BE I THINK IS DUE TO DRIVERS PROBLEM......... I'M USING

COMPAQ PRESARIO SR1722IL
MONITOR MODEL IS COMPAQ 7540

PLZ HELP ME IN FIXING THIS PROBLEM

I TRIED startx ......NO USE

tomcat
11th August 2006, 09:36 PM
Start as root

system-config-display

and set up a monitor there. Hope it works. :)

If not: which graphic card does your computer have?

@vijay@
11th August 2006, 09:55 PM
no it didn't

i use ATI Radeon Xpress 200 card......where can i find drivers for it?

tomcat
11th August 2006, 10:02 PM
Check this site: http://www.fedorafaq.org/#radeon

@vijay@
12th August 2006, 11:17 AM
i think the drivers sre already installed

the problem is with the monitor ......i tried editing /etc/X11/xorg.config
in that i went to monitor
it recognized it as compaq 5540........mine is compaq 7540
and change the resolution...and saved and exitted and typed startx
now the xserver is started but with some rubbish colours on screen.....how can i fix this

what are the correct setting for my monitor
full specifications of my monitor is at http://computing.kelkoo.co.uk/b/a/ps_12398100/114401.html

nvmkpk
13th August 2006, 03:32 AM
i think the drivers sre already installed

the problem is with the monitor ......i tried editing /etc/X11/xorg.config
in that i went to monitor
it recognized it as compaq 5540........mine is compaq 7540
and change the resolution...and saved and exitted and typed startx
now the xserver is started but with some rubbish colours on screen.....how can i fix this

what are the correct setting for my monitor
full specifications of my monitor is at http://computing.kelkoo.co.uk/b/a/ps_12398100/114401.html

Can you post your Monitor section of xorg.conf?