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Old 10-20-2008, 10:19 AM   #1
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Question Grub 1.96 booting problem. Triple boot desired ?

I have Now Successfully installed grub version 1.96 and there's also the menu like in 0.97 to boot. I got this menu after running update-grub command. Now I updated the grub.cfg (similar to grub.conf in v 0.97) as per rules in the official documentation website:

All of these web sites are in:

The main purpose of loading grub 1.96 is hfs+ file system support. this support was added in v 1.92
I want a triple OS Booting (fedora 9, Mac OS X leopard, vista). All of my OS's are installed in different drives. Mac OS X is installed in hfs+ file system while vista in NTFS.

After updating the grub.cfg file, it gives the following errors:
For Mac OS X:
error: Invalid signature

For Vista:
error: read write error

in grub 0.97, it was unable to mount hfs+ file system and I was getting 2 OS. Now in grub 1.96, there's only fedora showing and I am able to boot only 1 OS. It is showing every item in the boot menu, it displays these errors when I press the enter button to boot the respective OS.
Please Help
Old 10-20-2008, 11:15 AM   #2
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I am not surprised. All those are invalid OS
Post it in the grub-devel mailing list
Old 10-20-2008, 12:10 PM   #3
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I did posted this to grub-devel and they replied to install os-prober.
How to install it in fedora 9. I have downloaded the package: os-prober_1.28_i386.deb
Old 10-21-2008, 09:01 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by r.007don View Post
.deb files are for Debian-based distros. Fedora is a Redhat-based distro, so you'll either need to find a .rpm package or install Alien to convert it to a .rpm.


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