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Month: November 2013

Lost dual boot option and need to reinstall grub

The steps in this post are applicable to be done in distributions like Redhat, Centos and Fedora. Recently I met with an issue like my personal desktop has lost its Dual Boot option at the startup. The machine has been working by having both Windows XP and Centos present in it. The dual boot option has been lost ever since I reinstalled Windows XP. I was not able to choose Centos at the startup from […]

Broken grub and getting only grub prompt at the startup

At this case you will get only a grub prompt while at the startup. Please follow the below steps to install grub. grub> find /boot/grub/stage1 (hd0,5) (This means the boot loader lies on the first harddisk hd0 and its 5th logical partition) grub> root (hd0,5) grub> kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.18-238.19.1.el5.i386 ro root=/dev/sda6 (I gave /dev/sda6 because that is my “/” partition) or you can as follows. (check before that if label is already set or not to […]

Import mails from a non cPanel server

It’s easy for us to import emails over between two cPanel servers, no matter we are migrating 50 or 100 accounts or so, its an easy job to do via WHM or even via backend of cPanel servers. But what if your task to migrate over all emails from a non cPanel server. aahh now you are in trouble!!! 😛 But trust me, you can do that easily with “imapsync”. Following is the command that […]