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Old 02-14-2008, 05:41 AM   #1
richy123
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manually configuring GRUB booter


hi there

i have vista, xp and now fedora installed on my pc. vista is on one harddrive, whilst fedora and xp are on another.
Grub has picked up vista and fedora no problem, but i dont know how to configure it to boot xp.

i can still access xp by selecting the second drive as the main boot device from bios.

is there anyway i can configure the grub boot file to allow me to select xp.

i only have these 2 hard drives on my pc if that helps

thanks for any help
 
Old 02-14-2008, 05:55 AM   #2
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Start with a search of this site on "dual boot windows". There are plenty of people who've asked this before
 
Old 02-14-2008, 06:03 AM   #3
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Try this one http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...+boot+map+grub
 
Old 02-14-2008, 07:25 AM   #4
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In /boot/grub/menu.lst, the entry for xp will be similar to that for vista, except:
1. the "root" statement will point to the 2nd drive---eg if XP is on the 1st partition of drive 2, you'll have "root (hd1,0)".
2. You'll need the grub "map" command to trick the windows loader into thinking its on the first drive.

The link below might help also.
 
  


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