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I need a help, Ive ended up on my Linux machine without a bootable drive, I need to make one of my Drives bootable?

Any Ideas

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1) I'm not an expert, but is it actually necessary? I, for one, don't see partitions with this flag set on my system. 2) I think the flag can be set with fdisk, but I'm not sure you can retain the data when toggling the flag. 3) This question is more likely to be answered at – Lev Levitsky Mar 29 '12 at 10:56

You can set the flag with fdisk or parted. But you have to read the manual pages yourself! :)

Do man parted or man fdisk.

In addition, you need to have a boot manager (such as Grub) installed and configured.

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