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Old 04-11-2003, 03:10 AM   #1
hfawzy
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GRUB problem


Hi there,
I use RH 8 and GRUB. I have Windows 98 on hda and RH on hdb, and I want to multiboot with Windows.
So I put these line to my /boot/grub/menu.lst file :
Code:
title Windows
        root (hd0,0)
        chainloader +1
        boot
But when I try to start Windows, it prints this:
Quote:
Booting 'Windows'
root (hd0,0)
Filesystem is fat, partition type 0xb
chainloader +1
boot
Invalid system disk
Replace the disk, then press any key
How can I solve this problem?
Thank you
hfawzy

Last edited by hfawzy; 04-11-2003 at 03:11 AM.
 
Old 04-11-2003, 09:16 AM   #2
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Take out the "boot" line. The boot command is only needed when entering Grub commands from the command line.
 
Old 04-11-2003, 12:57 PM   #3
hfawzy
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tried to take out boot line...
doesn't work
 
Old 04-11-2003, 01:03 PM   #4
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Did you edit /boot/grub/menu.lst ? I'm not sure what this is a symlink too but you should change your /boot/grub/grub.conf instead.
 
Old 04-11-2003, 01:17 PM   #5
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place 'rootnoverify (hd0,0)' instead of 'root (hd0,0)'
 
  


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