Posted by serrador on Wed 4 Jan 2006 at 07:36
Many Debian newbies often have to reinstall Windows on the same machine on where Debian is installed. Usually the Windows installation does not take care of our Debian system booting process, overwriting the master boot record with Windows.
To get back our grub first stage boot, here a procedure you can use.
The boot partition is where you put the boot files, normally newbies use only one partition that is mounted on /. Some advanced users store boot files in a separate partition and mount it under /boot. In that case, is the partition that is mounted under /boot the known-to-grub root partition.Thats all folks!!