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Removing Grub for Ghost image?

On Tue, 2006-09-26 at 09:32 -0400, 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


If you've got your heart set on using Ghost, then uninstall Grub and use
LILO to put a boot sector in the Linux boot partition. After that, copy
the boot sector into a dos file, and use the M$ boot loader.

Bill Horne

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