Did you know LQ has a Linux Hardware Compatibility List?
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General
User Name
Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.
If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place.


Search this Thread
Old 01-03-2009, 01:44 PM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Jan 2009
Posts: 2

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Angry No longer able to boot up Windows xP using Grub

For some unexplained reason I can no longer boot up Windows xP on my duel-boot system Safe mode also fails. I get the message unmountable_boot_volume. and the uncipherable code STOP: 0x000000ED (0x8AC45E30, 0XC0000006, 0X00000000, 0X00000000)
Ubuntu 8.1 boots fine and so did windows earlier today. I have made no software or hardware changes since!

The Grub menu part for windows reads:
title Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
root (hd0,0)
chainloader +1

Any ideas as to what I can do to to resolve this?
Old 01-03-2009, 03:14 PM   #2
Registered: Apr 2008
Distribution: PCLinux, Slackware
Posts: 5,089

Rep: Reputation: 809Reputation: 809Reputation: 809Reputation: 809Reputation: 809Reputation: 809Reputation: 809
The kernel mode I/O subsystem attempted to mount the boot volume and it failed. This error also might occur during an upgrade to Win XP on systems that use higher throughput ATA disks or controllers with incorrect cabling. In some cases, your system might appear to work normally after you restart.

Found this explanation at the site below but it offered no resolution.

I'd suggest you go to the website and do a search for yur error code. Enter this part: STOP: 0x000000ED in the search box and click Search, should get a number of responses.

Also, this a windows problem.
Old 01-03-2009, 06:18 PM   #3
LQ Newbie
Registered: Jan 2009
Posts: 2

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Red face

Thanks yancek,

After a little searching and as windows atempts to boot I agree this is a windows problem therefore this forum is not the place for my question.


grub, xp

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Help, I grub does not boot any longer! J_Szucs Suse/Novell 7 06-23-2006 03:56 AM
dual boot - Grub won't boot Windows on /windows/D partition biosol Suse/Novell 9 04-09-2006 09:14 PM
GRUB dual boot problem: Boot "other" (windows) just restarts GRUB! stevod333 Linux - Software 13 04-06-2006 06:26 AM
FreeBSD didn't install, i can no longer boot into Windows diesel_travis *BSD 5 03-28-2004 06:27 PM
ran grub-install, no longer sure how to boot windows Golovko Linux - General 6 07-23-2003 12:15 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:19 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration