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



Thank you all who responded and sorry for not having written back.
I ended up with Robert McBroom's suggestion below.

Cheers,
Khem

On Fri, 2007-01-05 at 10:35 -0500, McBroom, Robert C wrote:
> Looks like you're having a problem with mixing the two disk hardware
> types.  I've had a similar problem with a mother board that had an early
> ide 133 bus in addition to a ide 100 bus.  Try using the boot.ini in the
> windows 2003 to boot your XP.
> Here is a sample I use to boot multiple XP installs.  Note the line for
> the sdb drive.  The quoted phrase is information for use when the boot
> loader is active.
> 
> [boot loader]
> timeout=30
> default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(3)\WINDOWS
> [operating systems]
> multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(4)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP 3sda5
> Professional" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
> multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(1)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP 3sdb1
> Professional" /fastdetect /NoExecute=OptIn
> multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(3)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP 3sda3
> Professional" /fastdetect /NoExecute=OptIn
>  
> Robert McBroom
> 


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