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Old 09-22-2003, 04:17 PM   #1
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Grub Dual Boot Problem


I have got 2 hard drives on my system

hda Suse Linux
hdb Windows xp there is also a dell config partition of 30mb

My Grub boot loader is on hda and when i select liunx in the boot loader menu to load linux loads fine.

But when i select windows i get the message,

root (hd1,0)
Filesystem type unknown, partition type 0x7
chainloader +1

Then u cant do anything.

My setup in yast is as follows

linux (hd0,5)/boot/vmlinuz (/dev/hda6, root=dev/hda6)
windows (hd1,0) (/dev/hdb1)

If i change the windows (hd1,0) to (hd0,0) it loads up the Dell config utility partition

If i go into the bios and change the linux disk to slave and windows disk to primary windows boots ok.

I would rather not keep going into the bios to change my boot setup.

The boot loader must be able to just change to my windows disk and load up windows.

Please Help.
 
Old 09-22-2003, 06:04 PM   #2
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Add,
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map (hd0) (hd1)
map (hd1) (hd0)
... for winxp in your menu.lst [...or grub.conf, whichever your system uses].
 
  


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