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Old 11-01-2006, 10:09 AM   #1
blooperspree
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Exclamation Failure to Dualboot with Mepis and Windows ; Error message of 'rootnoverify (hd0,1)'


I recently posted a thread posing a problem where GRUB was having trouble booting MEPIS because Windows doesn't like being the slave drive. bernied responded and gave me a solution to try and i went home to try it except this time I got a different error message at the top of the screen saying:

rootnoverify (hd0,1)
chainloader +1
_

with no prompt allowing me to type commands; once I reach this point the only option I have is to restart it.
 
Old 11-02-2006, 06:08 AM   #2
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Wouldn't hd0 be the master drive?

Booting Windows from the master drive I use the following (file menu.lst):
title Windows XP
chainloader (hd0,0)+1

To boot Windows from the slave, try the following:

title Windows
rootnoverify (hd1,0)
chainloader +1
makeactive
 
  


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