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Old 12-06-2004, 09:20 AM   #1
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Can you pass windows xp boot switches thru Grub?

I've setup a multiboot system with Red Hat 9 running on one partition and windoze xp running on another. I'm using Grub to boot and everything is working fine, however I have a question. I'm wondering if it's possible to pass windows boot switches (/noguiboot /basevideo /bootlog....) when I select it to boot? I know how to do this using the windows boot loader but can't figure it out with Grub.

Any suggestions? (thx in advance)
Old 12-06-2004, 11:47 AM   #2
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the win bootloader is called from grub when you choose win.i think....
with lilo that's the case.

Old 12-06-2004, 03:28 PM   #3
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That worked. I put the switches in the boot.ini file in c:\ and they executed when I launched XP.

Thanks egag.


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