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Old 06-14-2007, 01:01 PM   #1
raylhm
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Upgrade to 10.2, lost Windows off boot


So I updated to 10.2 and can't boot into Windows. Here's what the boot/grub/menu.list reads: windows###
title Windows
rootnoverify (hd0,0)
chainloader (hdi,0)+1

Also when I do try and boot into windows from grub(Windows is on the grub menu) I get some chainloader dialog, chainloader 1 or something. How can I get windows back? It's on a separate hard drive. Suse is on hda and windows hdb. Thanks
 
Old 06-14-2007, 01:07 PM   #2
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Hmm, if you say Windows is on hdb ... then why does your chainloader statement say hdi ??
 
Old 06-14-2007, 05:55 PM   #3
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It might think it's on one. When I installed it, I had 10.1 on hda1.I then unplugged hda1 and installed windows on hdb. Then I ran Suse 10.1 bootloader and it picked up windows.
 
Old 06-15-2007, 12:39 PM   #4
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Try GAG

Quote:
Originally Posted by raylhm
It might think it's on one. When I installed it, I had 10.1 on hda1.I then unplugged hda1 and installed windows on hdb. Then I ran Suse 10.1 bootloader and it picked up windows.
Try the free GAG bootloader. It works almost flawlessly and it will find all boot records on all disks.
 
Old 06-15-2007, 05:23 PM   #5
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If Windows is truely on /dev/hdb ... then this would be a better grub entry.

Code:
title Windows
      rootnoverify (hd1,0)
      makeactive
      map (hd0) (hd1)
      map (hd1) (hd0)
      chainloader +1
 
  


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