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Old 03-11-2010, 09:37 AM   #1
Arcanus
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Problems with dual booting XP and Ubuntu


Hi,guys,I have a problem.I have 2 hard disks(C: and D: in Xp).Xp is installed on D: and i want to install Ubuntu 9.10 on C:,and whenever i install Ubuntu on C: it says GRUB loading,but the choice of operating systems never appears and the system always boots Linux.Please help,thanks.
 
Old 03-11-2010, 09:39 AM   #2
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Boot into Ubuntu, and open the file
/boot/grub/menu.lst

The file is pretty well documented, so have a play with some of the values

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Old 03-11-2010, 10:22 AM   #3
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Post your /boot/grub/menu.lst
 
Old 03-11-2010, 05:01 PM   #4
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Which release of Ubuntu do you have? If you are using 9.10, it uses Grub2 which is beta and has no menu.lst file. There should be a grub.cfg file but manually editing it is not recommended. If you indicate the version of Ubuntu you are using and post the output of "sudo fdisk -l" it will be easier for someone to help. That is a lower case Letter L in the command.
 
  


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