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I am taking my first babysteps into Linux, yay! So first of all I'd like to say how happy I am with such a website as this one.
Now, on to the issue. I just installed linux on my machine. It has three HDD's, one a SATA with Windows XP, one a SATA to backup my XP stuff, and one IDE with Linux.
At the moment when I start my computer I get a menu which gives me a choice of windows, Linux (SUSE 10.01 btw), and Linux Failsafe.
However, when I select windows I get the following message: chainloader (hd1,0) + 1, and then nothing happens. I can still get into windows by going into the bios and selecting the windows HDD as the one to boot from first, but I would like to be able to just run windows from the GRUB menu (that is the grub right?).
I'm glad things worked for you. I have windows installed on a second hard drive also.
However, I believe this command basically tricks DOS/windows into thinking it's on the first drive. I'm sure someone will correct me if that's wrong. But here's a link with a bit more information than I can offer. http://www.linuxselfhelp.com/gnu/gru...er/grub_4.html don't worry if it sounds like greek, as you learn linux this stuff will begin to make sense.