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Old 09-09-2007, 11:14 AM   #16
wingsrule
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Ok, thanks to everyone for their help. I got it figured out. For the benefit of others who were in my boat, here's what I did:

1. Set to boot from my slave drive with Linux on it in BIOS
2. Re-installed Fedora from the DVD (changing BIOS order to do that, of course) with the following settings (not sure how portable my solution is to other flavors)
- Grub on sdb, not the default sda that Fedora suggests
- In advanced settings, make sure that the drive order has the Linux drive first.
- Then select the radio button that puts Grub in the sdb's MBR
3. Reboot on complete th Linux setup
4. As su in a terminal or restarting and going into Grub to edit menu.lst, insert drive mappings between rootnoverify and chainloader:

map (hd0) (hd1)
map (hd1) (hd0)

I did this, and now I can start both OS's.
 
Old 09-09-2007, 11:22 AM   #17
jay73
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How about installing GRUB on a floppy?

Edit: OK, I see you got it solved. The floppy may be something for you next install then.

Last edited by jay73; 09-09-2007 at 11:23 AM.
 
Old 10-24-2007, 11:34 AM   #18
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wingsrule, Can we tag this "Solved"?
 
Old 10-25-2007, 12:07 AM   #19
wingsrule
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Yes, you may.
 
  


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