But, you have posted to the Tiger discussion.
I'll asked that it be moved to mtn lion.
another way of running the repair is to try safe boot.
Shutdown your machine. Hold down the shift key. Poweron. Wait awhile Wait awhile while you harddrive
is being checked.
( Don't know if it list the recovery mgr or not. )
The startup manager will list all of your bootable partitions then give you a choice of which to boot.
Try holding down the option key then power on. This brings up the startup manager. Click on your hd. Click on right arrow key.