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Re: [rhn-users] boot sequence



Will try it, appreciate the info!

On Thu, 2003-05-15 at 22:12, Jeff Conder wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-05-15 at 02:48, spock wrote:
> > Have, Win XP on one hard-drive, and RH on separate hard-drive/ with
> > separate cables linking each hard-drive to the motherboard. Had Grub
> > installed in MBR. Currently when I want to use either OS- I must go
> into
> > BIOS and make sure The Boot Device is Either RAID/ATA133 for the Red Hat
> > to be used OR IDE-0 to get WIN XP to load at boot up. If I use the
> > Selection tool when RH comes up and Select WIN XP I get this error:
> > RootnowervVerify (Hd0,0) Chainloader +1,Error 13 Invalid or Unsupported
> > Executable format, press any key to continue, and when I do it brings me
> > back to which OS to select. Currently use AMI Bios- American Megatrends.
> > I have tried switching the BIOS boot process but it does not help.
> > 
> 
> I had a similar (though not exact) problem with my setup. Found that XP
> doesn't like to boot from anything but hd0. I have XP on hd1 and must
> map it to hd0 in the boot loader. Here's my grub.conf -- maybe it will
> give you some insight
> ------
> default=0
> timeout=20
> splashimage=(hd0,4)/boot/grub/splash.xpm.gz
> title Red Hat Linux 8.0 (2.4.18-27.8.0)
>         root (hd0,4)
>         kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.4.18-27.8.0 ro root=LABEL=/ hdc=ide-scsi
>         initrd /boot/initrd-2.4.18-27.8.0.img
> title Windows XP
>         rootnoverify (hd0,0)
>         chainloader +1
> title Windows XP Raid
>         map (hd1) (hd0)
>         rootnoverify (hd1,0)
>         makeactive
>         chainloader +1
> -----
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Jeff
> 
> 
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