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RE: fedora-list Digest, Vol 43, Issue 45



> 
> On Thursday 6 Sep 2007 11:45:25 -0400, Steve Snyder wrote:
> 
> On Thursday 06 September 2007 9:49:49 am McGuffey, David C. wrote:
> > MBR, all managed by lilo.  That install went mostly automatic and I
> > didn't have to tweak any settings in the BIOS or lilo...it all just
> > worked.
> >
> > I've looked at a bunch of dual-boot guidance but I'm not finding what I
> > need to deal with two separate hd each with their own os and MBR. Maybe
> > it is there, I'm just not understanding it.
> >
> > This should be easy...what do I need to do to get grub to chainload
> > WinXP on hd1?
> 
> I have a similar setup, with F7 on sda (1st SCSI hard disk) and Win2K on
> sdb (2nd SCSI hard disk).
> 
> The trick is that Windows wants to boot from the 1st hard disk.  The
> solution is to have GRUB tell it that the 2nd HD is the 1st one.   See
> below for a snippet of my config file.
> 
> Hope this helps.
> 
> ------
> 
> title Fedora (2.6.22.4-65.fc7)
>         root (hd0,0)
>         kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.22.4-65.fc7 ro root=/dev/sda1 vga=0x305
>         initrd /boot/initrd-2.6.22.4-65.fc7.img
> 
> title Win2K/SP4
>         rootnoverify (hd1,0)
>         map (hd0) (hd1)
>         map (hd1) (hd0)
>         chainloader +1
> 
Sorry I'm so late in reporting back. This suggestion worked like a champ.

Dave McGuffey
Principal Information System Security Engineer // NSA-IEM, NSA-IAM
SAIC, IISBU, Columbia, MD



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