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Hi, I am trying to setup grub to boot my Windows drive, but not sure exactly how to go about it. I have found some tutorials on how to do this, but they deal with having the two os's on the same drive, where as mine are on two individual SATA drives. I know I need to edit the /boot/grub/menu.lst file, but not sure of the exact syntax required. Any advice would be greatly appreciated, Thanks.
Just updating, I have added an entry to menu.lst, which is:
Windows is located on /dev/sdc1, so I think this should be correct, but when I boot to it I get a grub 23 error: unable to parse number.
Last edited by krimsonking; 08-15-2007 at 02:23 AM.
Reason: further info
Maybe sdc does not correspond to hd2 because of BIOS settings? From the GRUB menu, select the windows boot line, press E, select the rootnoverify line and press E again. Delete the last bits so that you have only
and use the tab key to find out how that disk is partitioned. If you don't see any partitions at all, you can be sure that sdc is hd1 (or even hd3) and not hd2. Substitute
and retry completion.
If you do see the windows partititions this time, you need to edit GRUB to use