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Old 10-26-2005, 07:59 PM   #1
TwoWheels
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Question Dual boot config setup question


Hi Gurus
Being a Linux newbie, i've just installed the Fedora 4 distribution onto my system and need some good advice please.
I previously had two physical drives, with windows 98 on the C-drive. That drive is now allocated D-drive and Linux has been installed succesfully onto the current C-drive.
My question is: What is the command text that I need to add to the GRUB.conf file in order to allow me to boot from the D-drive(win 98) should I want to go with that option ?
Linux currently recognises that second drive as /dev/hdb.

Any help with this would be really appreciated.
 
Old 10-26-2005, 08:51 PM   #2
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title windows
rootnoverify (hd1,0)
map (hd0) (hd1)
map (hd1) (hd0)
makeactive
chainloader +1

Windows is jealous, and wants to be on the first (master) drive. This tricks windows into thinking it's the master of the situation. This will also add windows to the grub menu.
 
Old 10-27-2005, 12:26 PM   #3
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A good reply and should hit the nail on its head.
 
Old 10-27-2005, 07:11 PM   #4
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Thanks to bigrigdriver ! I used the suggestion and the daul boot options now work perfectly.
Thanks again.
 
  


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