Recover from operating system crash- Postgres

Posted on 2012-08-20
Last Modified: 2012-08-21
Hi Experts,
I get a message that says "BOOTMGR is missing" when trying to startup a machine.  I want to format the disk - but I need to get the Postgres database on it before doing so.  What can I do to boot up the machine with a CD and get access to the data?  I'll have to run pgdump on the database.....

Question by:thready
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    This page might be of help in recovering from "Bootmgr is missing":
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    you can boot from a bootable knoppix, or windows cd - and copy your data                              ubcd  Win          Knoppix
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    Thank you
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    glad to assist

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