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Old 02-18-2004, 07:29 AM   #1
shantanun
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GRUB boot loader on TurboLinux doesn't detect Windows


I had Windows XP on my computer initially. I installed Turbolinux. Now when the computer boots using GRUB, it gives only one option - Linux. What does this mean: that Windows XP was deleted during the TurboLinux installation, or simply that GRUB doesn't detect Windows? Please help....
 
Old 02-18-2004, 07:49 AM   #2
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Either is possible,

type:

# df

and see if you windows drive is mounted ? is it ? you may need to edit the grub boot manually if it is. Unless you specifically stated that you wanted to keep the windows drive during install it may have deleted the windows partition.
 
Old 02-18-2004, 07:49 AM   #3
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Try adding it manually to /boot/grub/grub.conf or menu.lst
Say if your XP is installed in the first partition of the first bootable drive, then you would have something like this:
Code:
title WinXP
rootnoverify (hd0,0)
chainloader +1
 
  


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