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I boot up, and get to the screen where I select my OS. I then select Either Windows or Linux. Linux boots ok, but if i select Windows the screen goes black. I recon the problem may lie with lilo (my bootloader, recently changed from grub).
My partition setup is:
hda0,0: Dell Utility Parition (FAT32)
hda0,1: Windows XP (windows/C) (NTFS)
hda0,2: Linux Extended
hda0,4: Linux Swap
hda0,5: Linux (/)
The contents of /etc/lilo.conf are:
Modified by YaST2. Last modification on Tue Feb 3 21:44:27 2004
I don't know if this setup is correct or not really, I'm new to linux.
I have read a few tutorials which say windows should always be on the first partition of the first drive. But the utility parition is there, and always has been there.
I did try using the Windows XP Recovery Console to obtain a command-line interface, but after loading the Promise FastTrack TX2 Plus SATA RAID 0 driver I get a BSOD with bad_pool_call, probably refering to the driver being faulty?? (I get the same if i try and reinstall windows, could this be due to linux being on the hard drive, or is the driver more likely?)