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Re: [FC3] Weird problems dual-booting with XP



--- VB <vboyt yahoo com> wrote:
> 
> --- Peter Teuben <teuben astro umd edu> wrote:
> > On Fri, 8 Apr 2005, VB wrote:
> > 
> > > Ever since installing FC3 on my empty partition
> > I've
> > > been having problems with hard disk consistency
> > > restarting from Linux into Win XP.  First,
> anytime
> > I
> > > restarted from Linux to XP I would get the
> Windows
> > > drive consistency dialogue.  That has gone away
> in
> > the
> > > past few days and now my boot of Windows just
> > fails at
> > > the Windows boot screen (with the progress bar).
> > > 
> > > Where I can start looking for the cause of this?
> > Has
> > > anyone had problems like this?
> > 
> > 
> > I don't think my story is the same as yours,
> though
> > it does look
> > a bit alike. Mine was bad from the start, after
> > linux was installed,
> > no more windows....   Eventually i solved it, but
> > with a lot more
> > hassle than I would ever like to admit (and my
> > thus-far flawless
> > linux installs have now been tarnished.....). For
> a
> > full record,
> > see
> >
>
http://www.astro.umd.edu/~teuben/linux/laptop/dell-810m.html.
> > 
> > Had i not used parted, probably everything would
> > have been fine.
> > 
> > - peter
> 
> Thanks for the response.  Right, the story is not
> quite like mine.
> 
> I'm thinking my problem may be because the hard
> drive
> I am currently using was imaged from an image of my
> old drive.  That image, in turn, was created from a
> hard drive that I had used Partitition Magic a
> couple
> of times to resize my Windows XP partition.  Perhaps
> these two factors have created an odd issue.  Of
> course the combination presents a slew of
> possibilities of what may be causing the problem. 
> I've accepted that, but what can I do to start
> investigating??

Oh BTW, I should probably clear up my initial
description.  Rebooting from Linux to XP causes XP to
freeze at the startup/boot logo BUT doing a hard reset
after this freeze and booting Windows XP does work.

Soo...what type of problem can this be??


		
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