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Old 11-07-2001, 12:53 PM   #1
MrGreg
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RH7.2/WIN98 Grub vs LILO


Greetings,

. I have a duel boot/duel disk setup. Linux is on hda and Win is on hdb. Before installing RH7.2 over RH 7.0 I was using LILO to boot. Windows didn't like being on the second drive so I fooled it with this entry in /etc/lilo.conf:

other=/dev/hdb1
. label=dos
. map-drive=0x80 to=0x81
. map-drive=0x81 to=0x80

. After installing 7.2, GRUB became the boot loader and Win could not be loaded. /boot/grub/grub.conf looks like this:

title DOS
. rootnoverify (hd1 0)
. chainloader +1

. I added rootnoverify (hd0 1) and it still would not boot Win. I switched back to LILO, but would like to know how to use GRUB and fool Win to thinking it is on the primary drive.

. Thanks,
. farmergreg
 
Old 11-07-2001, 06:08 PM   #2
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Try this:

title=dos
rootnoverify=(hd1,0)
makeactive
chainloader +1
map (hd0) (hd1)
map (hd1) (hd0)


Info obtained from here .
 
Old 11-08-2001, 03:28 AM   #3
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That is really linuxcool. Thanks for the reply.
 
  


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