[ubuntu-uk] dual boot

norman norman at littletank.org
Tue Nov 27 16:51:30 GMT 2007

On Tue, 2007-11-27 at 15:52 +0000, Tom Bamford wrote:
> I would install Windows in the same way but after Windows is installed, 
> you can set the Windows drive to slave and reconnect your Ubuntu drive 
> as master. Then just add this entry to your grub menu after the line 
> title Windows
> map (hd0) (hd1)
> map (hd1) (hd0)
> rootnoverify (hd1,0)
> chainloader +1
> Windows still recognises itself as being on the master drive thanks to grub.
> Regards,
> Tom
> Keith Gregory wrote:
> > The way I would do that is
> > 1 Disconnect Ubuntu drive
> > 2 Add Windows hard drive as primary drive, Boot and install drivers etc.
> > 3 Reconnect Ubuntu drive configured as slave
> > 4 Boot from Ubuntu install disk using repair option see if that will 
> > reconfigure grub for you

Thanks every one for being so helpful I will try things, hopefully,
tomorrow and will report back. Incidentally, does it matter which drive
the end of the cable is connected to?


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