Dual boot XP(internal IDE HDD) Debian(external USB-IDE HDD) using boot.ini
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The install went as planned, I placed Grub in the 1st sector of /boot
but of course I can't see Grub from boot.ini from windows.
This tutorial sort of does what I need:
Dual-Boot Linux and Windows 2000/Windows XP with GRUB HOWTO
url removed please google the above line
Since I can't get back into Debian, I'm unable to use this command to make "linux.bin" which he references as a needed file for boot.ini to see my /boot partition :
dd if=/dev/hda2 of=/mnt/floppy/linux.bin bs=512 count=1
I tried knoppix v. 3.9 but it runs the 2.6 kernel, and my lapper and USB problems under 2.6 prohibit it...mouse locks up.
I guess I'll try creating the bin file under knoppix 3.4 until I see a reply here.