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Old 09-24-2005, 11:41 AM   #1
jmorris8
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Just installed dual-boot, dont get GRUB


Ive done this dual boot setup before, and it worked fine. Now I got a new motherboard, RAM, and CPU and I cant get it to work.

Im doing WinxP, FC4 dual boot on two seperate hard drives. WinXP is on hda, FC4 on hdb.

My issue is, even though I specify FC4 to load on default, I never get the GRUB choice screen and WinXP loads automatically. Any suggestions? Thanks!
 
Old 09-24-2005, 12:17 PM   #2
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Is GRUB installed to the MBR of the master drive?

Also, posting your grub config file would be helpful.
 
Old 09-24-2005, 12:19 PM   #3
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I cant post my grub file because Im not able to access FC4 to get a copy. And yes, I installed it to the Windows MBR.
 
Old 09-27-2005, 02:01 AM   #4
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make your bios boot only from hdb (or change boot order so hdb is first)
see what happens

install grub on hdb if not there
use the chainloader option in grub to boot zindoze
 
Old 09-27-2005, 04:50 AM   #5
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hello,
you need to install grub into MBR again.
the way of doing it is this

and regarding accessing linux files from windows you can use the software "Explore2fs"
using it u can import the "grub.conf" and post it here

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