[plug] grub.?

Richard Meyer meyerri at westnet.com.au
Sat Dec 29 12:00:41 WST 2007

I think you're out of date here, and the XP way is a prog called
"fixmbr" IIRC.

Another way might be to connect the new drive to a different controller
or bung it into a USB cage if you have one ...

On Sat, 2007-12-29 at 10:16 +0900, Daniel J. Axtens wrote:
> > Can anyone tell me how to get rid of GRUB, at least for the time being.
> Replacing GRUB is a somewhat risky process, but should you really want
> to remove GRUB, one option available to you is: Under Windows, type,
> at command line, "fdisk /mbr".
> The MS knowledgebase article <http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315224>
> contains the full details (although the article refers to LILO, the
> instructions for when Linux is unavailable are the useful ones.)
> (I believe there is also a 'proper' grub way to do it, but I'm not
> sure what it is.)
> YMMV, use at your own risk, etc etc.
> HTH,
> Daniel
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