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Old 07-27-2003, 05:49 PM   #1
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Unhappy help booting windows on Suse 8.2 Grub bootloader

I am a little new to Linux I just installed Suse on my 3rd hard drive with Windows XP installed on hda. I have already looked through the forums and seeked help at with no luck. I don't want to have to reformat , I have alot of valuable information on my Windows drive. If anyone could help me out that would be great.
Running Suse 8.2
Windows XP hd0 NTFS
Linux Hd2 FAT 32
This is what is in my menu.lst file for Grub.

title windowsXP
root (hd0,0)
chainloader +1
map-drive = 0x81
to = 0x80
table = (hd0,0)
Old 07-27-2003, 10:35 PM   #2
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did you install grub on your mbr on hda?

see my guide for a sample on the troubleshooting page and on the helpful tips page.


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