I'd like to dual boot my system but need a hand with an unorthodox method
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Hi there and thanks for replying, as it happens i did try that as well and at no point did it fail or throw any error until i typed boot and then it came up with the error. I tried it in several methods with the 'c' and 'e' and nothings worked. I'll just have to say o well and buy the hardware sooner rather than later its taking time out of a project i'm working on. Already tried VMware for some reason my stupid Windos box doesn't seem to handle the bridged network conenction at all well stupid thing aarrhgg
Are you sure that windows can boot off a slave drive? I have seen people booting xp off a slave drive but then they all had another windows OS on the master that was in control of the booting process. Maybe you could get it to work by making xp master and overwriting its MBR with GRUB?
I can't see that making much difference, as master drive is attached to the end and slave drive to the middle, cabble select would only acheive exactly the same thing. Thanks for the sugestion however i'm just going to get new hardware when i've finally decided what i want. As this doesn't seem to work which is a little annoying and odd