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Re: [vox-tech] grub questions



On Mon 09 Aug 04,  3:03 PM, Matt Roper <matt@mattrope.com> said:
> On Mon, Aug 09, 2004 at 05:41:03PM -0400, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> ...
> >    title		Windows NT/2000/XP
> >    root		(hd1,0)
> >    savedefault
> >    makeactive
> >    chainloader	+1
> > 
> > I'd like to put "boot" at the end of the Win2k stanza, but when I type
> > "boot" at the grub prompt, it tells me that the kernel needs to load
> > before booting (huh?).
> 
> I don't think you want "boot" at the end of Win2K because, despite
> the appearance, GRUB does not really boot windows.  It doesn't know
> anything about starting up the Windows kernel, so it just delegates this
> responsibility the windows boot loader which is (in your example) on
> the boot sector of (hd1,0).  The Windows boot loader then takes care of
> figuring out what/where the Windows kernel is, how to launch it, what
> filesystems to use, and other stuff like that.
 
Sounds simple enough.  But how do I get the Win bootloader to do its
stuff?  When choosing "Win2k" from Grub's menu list, I just get the grub
prompt.

Any idea how to get Grub to pass control to whatever is sitting in the
MBR of (hd1,0)?

Thanks!
Pete

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