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Old 09-05-2005, 09:35 AM   #1
ronlon
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Grub not listing WinXP in dual boot setup


Hello,

I have just installed fedoracore4 and grub doesn't list my winXP OS in the boot launcher. How do I configure grub so that it lists winXP?
 
Old 09-05-2005, 10:04 AM   #2
linuxorthodox
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Open your console and become root (su: root password).
Type: vi /boot/grub/menu.lst
Then add following lines at the end:


title Windows XP
rootnoverify (hd0,0)
chainloader +1


Save vi file
This will work if your Windows are installed on Primary Master HD.
If it's not change numbers in (hd0,0) appropriately.

Happy surfing!

Last edited by linuxorthodox; 09-05-2005 at 10:13 AM.
 
  


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