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title Debian GNU/Linux, kernel 2.4.27-1-386 (recovery mode)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.4.27-1-386 root=/dev/hda4 ro single
### END DEBIAN AUTOMAGIC KERNELS LIST
# This entry automatically added by the Debian installer for an existing
# linux installation on /dev/hda3.
title Red Hat 9
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.4.20-8 root=/dev/hda3
# Manual addition to boot menu
# Windows installation on /dev/hda1
title Windows 2000 (SP4)
Now when I select Win2k ot be booted it does nothing, it just dumps be back to the GRUB menu. RH9 and Debian boot fine (I am in the process of switching over from RH9 to Debian just in case your wondering :-)). Ive searched the web and there seems to be alot of problems with GRUB detecting windows installs particularly under FD2. I was just wondering if any fellow SARGE users have had the same problem and found a resolution. Any comments or suggestions welcome :-)
Try changing the Hard Drive Access Mode in your computer's BIOS Setup Program (You can usually enter it by pressing del, f2, or ctrl-alt-f2 at bootup) from LBA to CHS or vice versa depending on what it's set at. You may have to look around for that option but it's generally under the basic setup options.
Did you use NTFS on windows? When I tried dual booting with an NTFS windows partition I got the same problem. FAT32 has always been fine though. Eventually I had to just reinstall windows. It was my mom's computer - I wouldn't let windows anywhere near mine
Cheers for all your replies but alas they were in vane. It was a user issue..................... :-( May shame follow me for at least 10mins! :-P Ah no I got so caught up in trying to get it working I forgot that GRUB goes from 0 up........ DOH. You know the way u just get wrapped up in something and skim over the very basics. Once again cheers for help.
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