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Add windows partition to grub2 boot loader in centos 7

I had windows 7 installed on my laptop. Then I installed centos7. Installation completed successfully, but when I reboot I can see only centos and centos recovery. I did not see windows partition. ...
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GRUB 1.99 CentOS 7

I just added CentOS 7 to an existing Ubuntu system (using GRUB 1.99). When I do a grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg, it detects the CentOS, and adds two entries (one looks like normal, one like ...
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Load CentOS in RAM memory

I know there are many distros out there that boot linux into RAM memory, one such is Puppy Linux. However, I have CentOS 6 and I don't want to download puppy Linux or any other distros. My goal is to ...
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Kernel panic while installing Centos 6.5 from USB stick and USB cd rom

I tried to install CentosOS 6.5 using CentOS-6.5-x86_64-LiveCD as a source. I made bootable USB using YUMI (later LinuxLive USB creator) and booted but got the following error: i915 0000:00:02.0: ...
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restrict runlevels at Boot Time

How can I restrict changing the runlevels at boot time, to be only changed by the root. grub append> ro root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 rhgb quiet 3 I am running CentOS 6.5.
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Install CentOS on top of Ubuntu (dual boot)

I have a Ubuntu desktop and would like to install CentOS on top of it as a dual boot. The machine has two drives, each with one partition. I don't want to risk harming my Ubuntu installation. I'd ...
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Add centos6 to grub menu list from separate HDD

I have installed Centos6 on a separate hard drive from my ubuntu 13.04 installation. On /dev/sda I have ubuntu and windows dual booting, and that works fine /dev/sdb is my centos installation, and ...
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Cannot install CentOS 6.5 using UEFI usb boot

I am trying to dual-boot CentOS 6.5 on my desktop that is currently running Windows 8.1. I have two storage devices: an SSD that has my Windows installation, and an HDD that has all of my data. Both ...
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Accessing CentOS installation

I use an SSD as my boot device, and I have a HDD that I use for data. Both drives are set up using GPT/UEFI. I installed CentOS to its own partition on the HDD, and I have Windows 8.1 installed to the ...
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Is it safe to disable fsck on boot?

Occasionally fsck would run on it's own when I reboot my server, but most of the time it doesn't. But when it does run, it takes too long to finish. Is it safe to disable this permanently?
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Login prompt does not appear after editing /etc/fstab

I am currently using CentOS 6.4. I've added 4 entries to the /etc/fstab to auto mount 4 disk. /dev/sdc1 /usr/bin ext4 defaults 0 2 /dev/sdc2 /usr/sbin ext4 defaults 0 2 ...
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CentOS liveCD bootup failure

The failure is like this: Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init! Pid: 1, comm: init Not tainted 2.6.32-279.5.1.el6.x86_64 #1 Call Trace: [] ? panic+0xa0/0x168 [] ? do_exit+0x862/0x870 [] ...
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Creating a bootable USB drive from a distro split over two DVD ISOs

I am searching and not finding the right way to do this. Please note, I don't think I'm trying for anything strange here. I just want to make a bootable USB stick of a single OS that happens to be ...
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legacy grub: updated menu.lst is not used

This is a CentOS 6.4 with all updates inside Virtualbox OSE (quite old version). All information below refers to the VM, I don't think there is any issue on the host. /boot is a separate ext2 fs on ...
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Linux/CentOS how to permanent inititate DHCP Client any reboot?

In my CentOS, i need to run dhclient -v command at every time i start/reboot the server. How to make this permanent please?
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CentOS Freezes on Startup

I'm very new to Linux, so please go easy! I created a Linux install on VMWare Workstation 8 in order to install a piece of software called OpenClinica. The program is Java based and depends on ...
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Boot to Live CD with VMWare

I have a CentOS6 virtual machine running on VMWare Workstation 7 and I need to boot to a LiveCD to increase my disk size. My problem is that I cant get the VM to boot to the ISO. It always boots to ...
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BSOD, MBR corrupt, tried to fix using Testdisk on Linux dual boot, now nothing works

The short story is I received a BSOD from a Windows program. I then couldn't boot Windows. My system is set up with GRUB to dual boot into CentOS, so I booted into CentOS and attempted to fix the MBR ...
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Disable RAID to JBOD in server IBM x3400 M2

Hi I just wanna disable the default RAID in my server IBM System X3400 M2 Server(7837-24X),i have 3 disk drives SAS. I want to make them a JBOD "Just a Bunch Of Disks", because I want to install in ...
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How to convert a VMWare virtual disk to a physical disk? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Convert a Windows VM to physical partition I have a dual boot setup with Windows 7 and Ubuntu installed. I also have a VMWare image with CentOS and want to migrate this ...
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Two OS in same computer, how to set boot priority for windows 7?

I have Centos and Win 7 installed in same PC. How Can I change setting in CentOS to show Windows 7 in top of the list in boot menu ?
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“radeon disabling gpu acceleration” hang on boot of clean CentOS 6.2 Minimal install

I have a clean install of CentOS 6.2 minimal on a server. On boot, just after the GRUB boot loader screen, I get a message that's about 3 lines long and very blurry. The same message appears on the ...
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CentOS 6 endless boot from USB drive

I'm trying to install CentOS 6 from a USB drive. I created the image with Universal USB Installer in Windows, and the ISO was taken from the official mirror. When the system is loading, the first ...
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Proper way to start xvfb on startup on centos?

I'm following this tutorial, and I want to know the equivalent centos-version of this ubuntu-specific step: You may receive a few warnings regarding fonts and such, but it’ll still work despite ...
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Where Linux places the messages of boot?

I want to find place to where Linux writes all boot messages. You know: facility one [STARTED] facility two [STARTED] facility three [FAILED] I searched with find . -print0 | xargs -0 grep ...
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Couldn't dual boot Vista and Centos 5.4

Today I have installed Centos 5.4 with dual boot with Vista. Everything was fine, but after testing Centos 5.4, when I tried to load Vista, it did not load. After selecting vista from grub menu, it ...
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Linux LVM “no volumes found” during boot

I have a strange problem. My Centos 5 box died and had to have the motherboard replaced. I got it back up and running and now when I try to boot I get a "No Volumes Found" message after the linux ...