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Old 03-20-2004, 04:18 PM   #1
pasalacqua128
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dual boot


I am trying to dual boot Mandrake 9.2 and Windows XP Professional. I have grub configured as my boot loader but whenever i try to load windows it just shows the section in my grub.conf file pertaining to windows and says some error13 then says hit any key to continue then it restarts my computer. so it will not let me boot windows. my grub.conf file is here:
title Windows XP
map (hd0,1) (hd1,0)
map (hd1,0) (hd0,1)
root(hd0,1)
makeactive
chainloader +1
please help me!!!
 
Old 03-20-2004, 11:35 PM   #2
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I'd put the first install disc in and when prompted (press F1 for more options) type rescue and then follow the instructions to re-install the windows bootloader.

Then do a re-install of mandrake - but use the mandrake default - which is lilo then on reboot, you should see "linux" as default and either NT or windows toward the bottom of the list.

Or you could go into the mandrake control centre>boot and see if you can re-config the bootloader from there first, if that fails try the above suggestion.

regards

John
 
  


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