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Old 01-07-2003, 08:59 AM   #1
TheTrenchCoatGu
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Red hat Linux 7.2 and XP Pro


I'm having a problem with windows xp pro and Red hat linux, I have both os's on different hard drives, windows xp pro is on the master hard drive and linux on the slave, where the problem comes in, is when I install Red hat, the Boot loader that gets loaded only shows Linux, it doesn't show xp so I was wondering if I was doing something wrong in the install of Linux?
 
Old 01-07-2003, 09:15 AM   #2
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when you installed your boot loader during the install of linux did you give your windows drive a boot name? by defualt it will be blank. name it something like dos or windows. supossedly there is a way to change your boot loader without reinstalling RH but it never worked for me when i had the same problem. it is just as easy to reinstall if you have a fresh install already!
 
Old 01-07-2003, 11:37 AM   #3
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You may try first to boot from the linux OS and then login as root and follow these steps

(I assume that you're using GRUB)

1. Edit the grub.conf file:

pico /etc/grub.con

2. At the end of that file add this entries:

title Windows
rootnoverify (hd0,0)
chainloader +1

Save and exit, this should fix the issue. You may now reboot and choose either Red Hat or Windows.
 
Old 01-07-2003, 03:46 PM   #4
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whe i was having that problem that fixed was given to me a few times but never seamed to work ( technically it should but ) none the less that is the non reinstall way that i was refering to!
 
  


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