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Old 11-24-2003, 01:38 PM   #1
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Question 2 harddrives on one box 1 win2k other Redhat 8 boot problem

Ok, I added a new drive to my PC which was running win2k. I installed Redhat 8, and received a warning message about inconsistent partition info from the BIOS, but that it was "fixable". I realized (too late) that I'd put the /boot partition on 'dev/hdd' (the redhat disk) and not on /dev/hdb (the win2k disk). How can I recover from this, as grub will not boot the win2k box, when I choose to boot win2k I get an "NTLDR" error, so I can't boot win2k. Can I repartition using the Linux "fdisk" the win2k disk so I can add /boot to it without losing the win2k installation?
Old 11-24-2003, 03:44 PM   #2
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boot from a Windows CD and choose the boot computer with CD support option ( i know for certan that is on a WinMe and Win98 cd). next, fdisk and somewhere in that program is a way to toggle the boot option. You want the boot option on your Windows partitiion.


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