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Re: Dual boots (MS Windows and Fedora) with 3 hard disks (2nd post)



On Tue, 2007-01-02 at 16:26 +0700, khemera lin wrote:
> Dear All,
> 
> This is my second post. My first post was probably lost because of the
> intermittent connection due to the earthquake in Taiwan.
> 
> I have googled around for a while but could not get any useful hints. I
> have 3 hard drives (/dev/sda, /dev/sdb, /dev/hda), containing FC6,
> Win2k3, and WinXP respectively. They 3 OS(es) were installed separately
> on with each installation having a single hard disk on the PC. Now, i
> have tried to put all the 3 hard disks together and modified the
> grub.conf file as below:
> 
> ################
> default=0
> timeout=5
> splashimage=(hd0,0)/grub/splash.xpm.gz
> hiddenmenu
> title Fedora Core (2.6.18-1.2798.fc6)
>         root (hd0,0)
>         kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.18-1.2798.fc6 ro
> root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 rhgb
> quiet
>         initrd /initrd-2.6.18-1.2798.fc6.img
> title MS Windows 2003 Enterprise
>         rootnoverify (hd1,0)
>         map (hd0) (hd1)
>         map (hd1) (hd0)
>         makeactive
>         chainloader +1
> title MS Windows XP Professional
>         rootnoverify (hd2,0)
>         map (hd0) (hd2)
>         map (hd2) (hd0)
>         makeactive
>         chainloader +1
> ################
> 
> And the device.map file as below:
> ################
> # this device map was generated by anaconda
> (hd0)     /dev/sda
> (hd1)     /dev/sdb
> (hd2)     /dev/hda
> ################
> 
> Now, at GRUB menu, if i select either "MS Windows 2003" or "MS Windows
> XP", it would boot to "MS Windows 2003" only.
> 
> It works fine when i have only 2 hard disks. But when it comes to 3, all
> seem to be messed up.
> 
> Any ideas?
> 
> Thank you all in advance.
> 
> Khem


Off the top of my head I would say that you do not need the map statments in the 2nd and third clauses and
in the last clause it should say: chainloader +2
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