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Date:  Thu, 26 Feb 2009 07:54:34 -0600
From:  "Gerald Waugh" <gwaugh (at mark) frontstreetnetworks.com>
Subject:  [coba-e:15141] Re: Need help with boot sector and kernel
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Tushar Patel wrote;

> Some body hit electric poll this morning and we lost power to our office.
>
> Now the system does not boot.
>
> Back ground
>
> Every time we start the system it will display few things on the console 
> port and we had to select something to boot the system. If we did not 
> select anything it will not boot.
>
> Well some how console port was not connected properly and I just repower 
> thing again and now nothing come under the console.
>
> Now only message I get is "boot to os"
>
> So I have started the rescue CD, I have the networking enabled.
>
> Reading on the net it appears I have to reinstall boot sector and kernel. 
> Problem is I don't know how to do it.
>
> it is running bluequartz + 4.7.
>
> server is MSI p1-103A2M
>
> Can somebody please help.
>
First try and swap the drives, forcing the server to boot off the other 
drive.
You can do that in the BIOS boot menu on most servers.
Or you can swap the cables on the MB

Gerald