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Old 12-31-2007, 06:50 AM   #1
geoffreyeinstein
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Dual boot Vista and knoppix


Hi
I have got knoppix installed on my IDE hard disk. I have Vista and Windows Xp installed on two different partitions of a SATA disk. I am able to boot into XP using GRUB but not into Vista. The GRUB menu hangs when I try to boot into vista. Can anybody help me with this?
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Old 12-31-2007, 07:09 AM   #2
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Post the output of cat /boot/grub/menu.lst and /sbin/fdisk -l.
 
Old 12-31-2007, 10:08 PM   #3
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Post the output of cat /boot/grub/menu.lst and /sbin/fdisk -l.
here is the output of menu.lst

# menu.lst - See: grub(8), info grub, update-grub(8)
# grub-install(8), grub-floppy(8),
# grub-md5-crypt, /usr/share/doc/grub
# and /usr/share/doc/grub-doc/.

## default num
# Set the default entry to the entry number NUM. Numbering starts from 0, and
# the entry number 0 is the default if the command is not used.
#
# You can specify 'saved' instead of a number. In this case, the default entry
# is the entry saved with the command 'savedefault'.
default 0

## timeout sec
# Set a timeout, in SEC seconds, before automatically booting the default entry
# (normally the first entry defined).
timeout 15

# Pretty colours
color cyan/blue white/blue

## password ['--md5'] passwd
# If used in the first section of a menu file, disable all interactive editing
# control (menu entry editor and command-line) and entries protected by the
# command 'lock'
# e.g. password topsecret
# password --md5 $1$gLhU0/$aW78kHK1QfV3P2b2znUoe/
# password topsecret

#
# examples
#
# title Windows 95/98/NT/2000
# root (hd0,0)
# makeactive
# chainloader +1
#
# title Linux
# root (hd0,1)
# kernel /vmlinuz root=/dev/hda2 ro
#

#
# Put static boot stanzas before and/or after AUTOMAGIC KERNEL LIST

### BEGIN AUTOMAGIC KERNELS LIST
## lines between the AUTOMAGIC KERNELS LIST markers will be modified
## by the debian update-grub script except for the default options below

## DO NOT UNCOMMENT THEM, Just edit them to your needs

## ## Start Default Options ##
## default kernel options
## default kernel options for automagic boot options
## If you want special options for specifiv kernels use kopt_x_y_z
## where x.y.z is kernel version. Minor versions can be omitted.
## e.g. kopt=root=/dev/hda1 ro
# kopt=root=/dev/hda2 rw ramdisk_size=100000 init=/etc/init lang=us apm=power-off nomce loglevel=0 quiet vga=791

## default grub root device
## e.g. groot=(hd0,0)
# groot=(hd0,1)

## should update-grub create alternative automagic boot options
## e.g. alternative=true
## alternative=false
# alternative=false

## should update-grub lock alternative automagic boot options
## e.g. lockalternative=true
## lockalternative=false
# lockalternative=false

## altoption boot targets option
## multiple altoptions lines are allowed
## e.g. altoptions=(extra menu suffix) extra boot options
## altoptions=(recovery mode) single
# altoptions=(recovery mode) single

## controls how many kernels should be put into the menu.lst
## only counts the first occurence of a kernel, not the
## alternative kernel options
## e.g. howmany=all
## howmany=7
# howmany=all

## should update-grub create memtest86 boot option
## e.g. memtest86=true
## memtest86=false
# memtest86=true

## ## End Default Options ##

title Debian GNU/Linux, kernel 2.6.19 Default
root (hd0,1)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz root=/dev/hda2 rw ramdisk_size=100000 init=/etc/init lang=us apm=power-off nomce loglevel=0 quiet vga=791
initrd /boot/initrd.img
savedefault
boot

title Debian GNU/Linux, kernel 2.6.19
root (hd0,1)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.19 root=/dev/hda2 rw ramdisk_size=100000 init=/etc/init lang=us apm=power-off nomce loglevel=0 quiet vga=791
initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.19
savedefault
boot

### END DEBIAN AUTOMAGIC KERNELS LIST
title Windows XP
map (hd1) (hd0)
map (hd0) (hd1)
chainloader (hd1,1)+1

title Windows Vista
rootnoverify
map (hd1) (hd0)
map (hd0) (hd1)
chainloader (hd1,0)+1
 
Old 01-01-2008, 06:30 PM   #4
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And also the output of /sbin/fdisk -l please.
 
  


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