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Old 01-27-2003, 10:46 AM   #1
TheTrexx
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Mulktibooting, Linux & Win98


I get an ERROR 13 when I try to multiboot with Windows 98 using GRUB boot loader. Here's the configuration:

default=0
timeout=10
splashimage=(hd0,0)/grub/splash.xpm.gz
title Red Hat Linux (2.4.18-14)
root (hd0,0)
kernel /vmlinuz-2.4.18-14 ro root=LABEL=/
initrd /initrd-2.4.18-14.img

title Windows 98
map (hd0) (hd1)
map (hd1) (hd0)
rootnoverify (hd0,0)
makeactive
chainloader +1
boot





Can anyone please tell me what's wrong? thank you
 
Old 01-27-2003, 11:26 AM   #2
nxny
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You are telling your boot loader that your windows boot partition as well as linux boot partition are (hd0,0) which obviously wont work. I think in the rootnoverify line, you should say (hd1,0) if windows is on the second hd. Or (hd0,5) if it is on /dev/hda6 for instance. In the latter case you wont need the map lines under the windows title.

Note: Assuming linux is indeed on (hd0,0). Post your partition tables 'fdisk -l /dev/hdX' if this doesn't work.

Last edited by nxny; 01-27-2003 at 11:28 AM.
 
  


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