Please help remove GRUB from PowerEdge 2950 with PERC 5i

Robert Goley ragoley at
Wed Apr 25 13:08:13 CDT 2007

You should be able to fix this with a good linux live cd and the ms-sys.  
Failing that you can CAREFULLY wipe the MBR using other linux tools such as 
dd.  I am not giving exact commands because I don't want credit for typos....


On Wednesday 25 April 2007 13:43, John Buttery wrote:
> * On Wednesday 25 April 2007 11:00, Scott Swanson <sswanson at>
> wrote:
> >[stuff about removing GRUB]
>   Well, my suggestions were going to be "fdisk /mbr", "fixboot",
> and "fixmbr".  That's already been covered, but I had another thought.
>   One option, when you install GRUB, is to have it install "to the
> beginning of the disk" instead of to the MBR.  Unfortunately, I know
> very little about what that does, but I thought even a pointer to such
> a morsel might be helpful.  In other words, maybe these tools to
> rewrite the MBR aren't working because that's not where GRUB is?

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