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Re: [vox-tech] grub questions



on 04.8.9 11:14 PM, Ken Bloom at kabloom@ucdavis.edu was reported to have
writen:

> On Mon, 09 Aug 2004 22:19:45 -0700
> dylan <dylan@iici.no-ip.org> wrote:
> 
>> on 04.8.9 5:11 PM, Foo Lim at foo@joshuatree.cs.ucdavis.edu was
>> reported to have writen:
>> 
>>> On Mon, 9 Aug 2004, 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?).
>>> 
>>> Hi Peter,
>>> 
>>> Try something like this:
>>> 
>>> title Win2K
>>> root (hd0,0)
>>> makeactive
>>> chainloader +1
>>> # For loading DOS
>>> chainload /bootsect.dos
>>> 
>>> You might be missing the last line.
>>> 
>>> HTH,
>>> FL
>>> 
>> 
>> just a little curious how this is all working out... my upstairs
>> neighbor and i have been messing around with suse 9.1 on his machine.
>> we installed linux first, and then windows xp - and of course grub was
>> removed from the MBR. after re-installing grub we were able to boot to
>> either windows or linux from the boot menu. however, after a second
>> install of winXP and grub winXP refuses to boot from the grub boot
>> menu... after selecting the windows option a back screen comes up
>> saying that the partition is not a bootable partition... when in fact
>> it used to be...
> 
> Use fdisk (or cfdisk) to make sure the bootable flag is set on the
> windows partition.
> 

...tried that, and it didn't work. I also tried FIXBOOT from the winXP
recovery console (shudder)... no luck there either...

Dylan

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