grub boot loader on linux

Posted on 2011-05-10
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
Dear Experts:

I have installed ubuntu desktop 10.4 on the laptop on 100 GB of hdd and recently installed windows 7 professional as a dual boot on the remaining free space which was not used by the ubuntu,as MBR is erased after the installation of windows hence did boot from kinnopix cd and when execute the command
# grub
grub> find /boot/grub/stage1
Error 15:File not found
grub> root (hd0,0)
Filesystem type is ext2fs,partition type 0*83

grub> setup (hd0)
checking if "/boot/grub/stage1" exists... no
checking if "grub/stage1" exists .. no
Error 15:File not found

pleae helphelp me how to fix this ,Thanks in advance.
Question by:D_wathi
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    Expert Comment

    are you sure that you do not have a separate partition for / boot?
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    Expert Comment

    What is the version of your grub
    grub-install -v

    Author Comment

    Thanks for the reply, i have booted through the knoppix CD , grub version is Grub0.97. Please help to safely use both the OS.
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    Accepted Solution

    Ubuntu has a perfectly well made guide here: from LiveCD

    Remember the "sudo update-grub" at the end

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