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Old 08-30-2003, 10:27 AM   #1
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Question I need help with grub and trying to dual boot rh9 and winxp pro

Hi all, First of all I'm new to red hat and I'm trying to dual xp pro and red hat 9.0 xp is on a separate hdd (hda) linux is on the sedoncary slave (hdd). My question is how can I either get the grub loader to recognize xp and/or how can I let win xp to recognize linux? I need to know how to setup either boot loader so when the computer is booted I receive a menu with the option to boot linux or windows.....

Any help would be appreciated!
Old 08-30-2003, 10:40 AM   #2
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I am also interested in switching boot loaders from grub to lilo but I am not aware of how to do so because I've just started fresh with linux this week.....
Old 08-30-2003, 10:44 AM   #3
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You will need to install GRUB in the MBR of /dev/hda (the winXP HDD). So in Linux, login as root and type:
/sbin/grub-install /dev/hda
Now, you will need to make some modification to /boot/grub/grub.conf (the GRUB configuration file).
You should have an entry for windowsXP.
title WindowsXP
        rootnoverify (hd0,0)
        chainloader +1


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