Re: can't boot after botched RHEL 5 build
On May 22, 3:45 pm, d...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
General Schvantzkopf <schvantzk...@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Booting a CD or DVD happens directly from the BIOS, it doesn't matter
what's on your hard drive. Go into the BIOS and check the boot order,
your CD/DVD drive should be the first thing in the boot list.
The Windows boot CDROM wants to look for existing Windows partitions to
"recover' in "recovery mode".
If there are multiple bootable partitions, it asks which one you want to
If the MBR is hosed, it probably just hangs at that point.
Clarence A Dold - Hidden Valley Lake, CA, USA GPS: 38.8,-122.5
That's what it does when ANY boot disk I place into the machines does.
At this point I want to format the drive and start from scratch but a
WINDOWS format has NOT fixed the problem.
What's the BEST way to wipe the disk completely and start over.
I placed the drive into a windows xp machine and it's recognized.
What utility can I use?
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