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Re: Dual-booting F7 and WinXP on separate harddisks



On Mon, 2007-09-10 at 14:21 +0000, Beartooth wrote:
> I had what seems the same problem recently. What worked was to 
> add the two map lines, plus a "makeactive" line (whatever that is) : 
> 
> [...]
> title XPPro
>        rootnoverify (hd1,0)
>        map (hd0) (hd1)
>        map (hd1) (hd0)
>        makeactive
>        chainloader +1 

The makeactive sets that partition as a bootable one.  Some OSs won't
boot from a partition unless it's flagged as being bootable.

It seems odd, to me, that you've got remapping commands *after* the
rootnoverify command.

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[tim bigblack ~]$ uname -ipr
2.6.22.4-65.fc7 i686 i386

Using FC 4, 5, 6 & 7, plus CentOS 5.  Today, it's FC7.

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