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Old 03-05-2005, 09:42 AM   #1
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dual boot - GRUB is now frozen

all, i have a dual boot machine win xp + rh 9

keeping ntldr on the mbr

boot.ini file will point to linux.bin (/boot)

for some reason it remains frozen at GRUB (black screen) when i choose linux from menu on startup.

I should probably recreate linux. bin.

however, when I run Linux in rescue mode, i complete the DF command, and there is no /boot SHOWING UP! I also chroot /mnt/sysimage

any ideaS? I am stuck
Old 03-05-2005, 11:58 AM   #2
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If /boot is on a different partition than your / partition, you may need to mount it manually (some rescue disks only mount the root partition). You might also want to ditch NTLDR -- I've heard bad things about it, particularly in the Win2K days, but maybe they've been fixed since. GRUB is perfectly capable of booting Win XP.
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How do i know where /boot partition is?

df doesnt tell me...



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