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Re: Problem booting into that other OS using grub



On Thu, 2004-06-03 at 07:14, John DeCarlo wrote:
> Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> > 	The grub entry is a simple :
> > 
> > title Other
> >         map (hd2) (hd0)
> >         rootnoverify (hd2,0)
> >         chainloader +1
> > 
> > (and I think the map part is largely irrelevant since the latest version
> > of the other OS enumerates disks like linux and grub now)
> 
> 1.  The most obvious thing that jumps out at me is that you are mapping 
> hd2 to hd0, but then not trying to boot from hd0.  The first line is 
> saying to treat hd2 as hd0, so it is typically followed by "rootnoverify 
> (hd0,0)".  I would either remove the map line or change the following 
> line to access hd0.
> 
> 2.  I guess you are pretty sure that the NTFS drive is hd2.  Interesting 
> that it is hde under Linux, though.  You have verified in the BIOS that 
> it is hard drive number 3?
> 
	Just to be safe check the file /boot/grub/device.map that will tell you
how grub sees your disks!

Scott 

> 3.  And just a tip.  When I have such a situation, I typically add a 
> bunch of entries to grub.conf.  Then I go through them one by one until 
> I find one that works.  Much easier than failing to boot Other, booting 
> Linux, editing grub.conf, and trying again.
> 
> HTH.
> 
> 
> -- 
> 
> John DeCarlo, My Views Are My Own
> 




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