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Old 02-09-2005, 06:45 AM   #1
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GRUB Issues with SATA HD


Hi all, I just installed Fedora Core 3 on an extra IDE hard drive I have sitting around my house. Now... GRUB installed itself to the IDE hard drive. Personally, I don't care where grub wants to sit itself down, however Windows is on my SATA HD and for some reason when I try to load Windows XP it just doesn't work. It just sits there trying to load it... Fedora Core 3 runs fine, and if I want to run Windows XP I can tell the bios to load off the SATA hard drive, but this is a pain, so I was wondering what I need to do to the grub config files to get it to point to the correct place, or if I screwed something up along the way...


Thanks for your time. ^^
 
Old 02-11-2005, 08:48 AM   #2
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your bios normally tries to find ide b4 sata

if you have only 2 drives the sata should be hd1

check this if you like
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=237511
 
  


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