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Old 12-22-2004, 05:10 AM   #1
kamowa
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dual boot system on 2 hard drives, wont load windows


I just put in a 2nd harddrive in with win Xp on my computer.

on the 1st harddrive I installed RedHat 9. when I installed RH 9 I installed grub, and set win Xp to default OS.

well when I start my comp and try to load into windows the screen just says:

rootnoverify (hd1,0)
chainloader +1

when I go into my bios and change which drive is loaded first to the 2nd one with XP, XP loads fine, just not when i try to from grub.

what do I do??
 
Old 12-22-2004, 05:18 AM   #2
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well, i did it with lilo, I don't remember how.

but when u have lilo, and not grub, you can set activate a drive #lilo activate /dev/hdblabla (I think), and then something with lilo.conf i suppose, I don't remember many things, as I did it a long time ago. and now I installed freebsd, and messed up the thing.

so good luck
its easy I suppose

just search info about lilo

c yaaaaa
 
Old 12-22-2004, 07:11 AM   #3
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Use lilo. It's easier. See this, too. http://users.eiwaz.com/~aboman/files...rub-config.txt

Last edited by whipermr5; 12-22-2004 at 07:13 AM.
 
Old 12-22-2004, 08:23 AM   #4
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en el grub.conf you have to add this part
type exactly this:

title windows
map (hd0) (hd1)
map (hd1) (hd0)
rootnoverify (hd1 , 0)
chainloader +1

thas it..watch out with the hds put your owns...it worked for me
 
Old 12-22-2004, 03:36 PM   #5
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Hey thanks guys, I ended up doing what joshua03 suggested.


Thanks!!!
 
Old 01-04-2005, 08:44 PM   #6
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Talking

I had the same problem and fixed it thanks to the solution above!
Thanks!
 
Old 01-27-2005, 10:31 PM   #7
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Thanks joshua03!!! Worked for me too!
 
  


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