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Removing Grub for Ghost image?

Not certain on this one, but Ghost may check for whether the partition on 
which Windows is installed is flagged as "active". It's a flag you can set 
in GNU fdisk, and might be an option on MS fdisk. 

I remember something about old versions of Windows on certain 
hardware required the active flag to be set to boot properly. Maybe Ghost 
is checking that and giving up the ghost. <har har>

David Backeberg (dave at

On Tue, 26 Sep 2006, Scott R Ehrlich wrote:

> Symantec's web site states that Ghost 2003 (what I have) will NOT work with
> Grub.
> I have RHEL4 installed on a dual-boot machine I want to image.  I have a
> bootable DOS disk and performed an fdisk /mbr, but Ghost still complained.  
> The machine did boot into Windows, though, so Grub apparently had been removed.
> Not knowing what else to do, I'm re-imaging the machine with the XP image I
> preserved, and am reinstalling RHEL4 but with no boot loader.
> What else could I be missing to fully remove Grub and permit Ghost to work?
> It would be most helpful to at least have Grub working during the install, then
> have a proven way to remove it, image the system, then I can reinstall Grub
> after the image.
> Any help/insights appreciated.
> Scott

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