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Old 10-24-2003, 04:48 AM   #1
penguincrazy
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Angry dual boot issue which won't go away


Hello friends

I have two hard disks sitting in my red hat 9 box.

Primary master red hat 9 with grub isntalled.
Primary slave with Win 98 and winnt server dual boot.
I have tried what was suggested in the forums.

title windows
rootnoverify (hd1,0)
chainloader+1

This was done in grub.conf and at bootup, it did go to the second hard disk, but came up with error that ntldr was not found.
I have checked under win 98 and the bootloader is there, but it does not get to bootloader.

Any ideas would be helpful at this stage.

 
Old 10-24-2003, 11:34 AM   #2
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I think win98 wants to be drive 1 partition one so you will need to use the map command to fool it.

try
title etc
map (hd0,0) (hd1,0)
map (hd1,0) (hd0,0)
rootnoverify (hd1,0)
makeactive
chainloader +1


I have never tried it and don't know your RH, so read the grub manual for info if above fails.

Last edited by aus9; 10-24-2003 at 11:59 AM.
 
  


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