Grub help needed

Ralph DeWitt ralphdewitt at
Thu Dec 18 19:57:21 UTC 2008

On Thursday 18 December 2008 14:42:31 Art Alexion wrote:
> On Wednesday 17 December 2008 5:58:38 pm Ralph DeWitt wrote:
> > Hi all:
> > I have just done a dual boot install of Kubuntu 8.10 on a Compaq
> > Presisario (sp). The install went without problem. The problem is that it
> > will not boot into Windows. I went thru a trouble shooting guide and it
> > still will not boot into windows. Can someone help? Thanks
> One thing you have to do to make it work is install windows first.  If you
> try to install windows after linux, it will cause grub problems.
Thanks for your help. Windows XP was installed prior to kunbuntu install. I 
defraged drive, then created /, swap, /home partitions from empty space about 
40 gig or so for /home, and around 10 gigs for /.
It said Use Windows XP or better, so I installed OpenSUSE 11.0 
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