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Old 12-24-2006, 01:45 PM   #1
jerryk
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Suse 10.2 - can't dual boot Windows


Hi,

I just installed OpenSuse 10.2 and am having a problem dual booting windows.

I have Windows installed on a SATA drive and OpenSuse 10.2 installed on a IDE drive. During the installation, OpenSuse detected windows and created an entry to boot it. However, when I power up the system and select Windows it displays "chainloader (hd1,0)+1" and hangs. If I modify the BIOS to boot my windows disk it comes up fine. Only the OpenSuse boot loader has problems.

Jerry
 
Old 12-24-2006, 02:41 PM   #2
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Windows it displays "chainloader (hd1,0)+1"
This is the problem in /boot/grub/menu.lst. As root, edit the windows entry in menu.lst to look like this:

title Windows (or whatever you want)
root (hd1,0)
map (hd1.0) (hd0,0)
map (hd0,0) (hd1,0)
makeactive
chainloader +1

Windows will refuse to boot if it isn't on the first partition of the first hard drive (hd0,0). The map lines tells windows a little white lie to make it think it's on (hd0,0).
 
Old 12-24-2006, 05:33 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by bigrigdriver
This is the problem in /boot/grub/menu.lst. As root, edit the windows entry in menu.lst to look like this:

title Windows (or whatever you want)
root (hd1,0)
map (hd1.0) (hd0,0)
map (hd0,0) (hd1,0)
makeactive
chainloader +1

Windows will refuse to boot if it isn't on the first partition of the first hard drive (hd0,0). The map lines tells windows a little white lie to make it think it's on (hd0,0).
Thanks it worked great!
 
  


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