So I'm in a bit of a pickle. I have a dual boot of win7 and debian. I'm going to wipe the win7 partition and install win8, but I don't want to lose the grub along with the debian boot. I'm sure there is a way to do this, but it has been a long time since I have done this.
What's the easiest way to do this without reinstalling linux?
Install Windows 8, then install GRUB from a live cd to get your dual boot option back.
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^ From the livecd you will need to mount it and then install it:
mount /dev/sda /mnt sudo grub-install /dev/sda --force --root-directory=/mnt /dev/sda
Provided sda is where you want it to be...
mount /dev/sdax /mnt sudo grub-install /dev/sdax --force --root-directory=/mnt /dev/sdax
Where x can be sda1, sda2,sda3 etc etc
Last edited by VastOne (2012-10-31 17:25:14)
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