Win 2000 won't boot

David M. Carney carney1979 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 15 03:30:22 GMT 2004


On Sun, 14 Nov 2004 18:47:15 -0800, Dirk Ouellette <hapibeli at comcast.net> wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-11-14 at 21:05 -0500, David M. Carney wrote:
> 
> 
> > On Sun, 14 Nov 2004 16:11:30 -0800, Dirk Ouellette <hapibeli at comcast.net> wrote:
> > > [1] I do use "hpijs"
> > > [2] It just won't boot. It gives me the splash screen and does nothing
> > > else;
> > > title           Windows NT/2000/XP
> > > root            (hd1,0)
> > > savedefault
> > > makeactive
> > > chainloader     +1
> > >
> > > MY Ubuntu drive is ;
> > >
> > > title           Ubuntu, kernel 2.6.8.1-3-386
> > > root            (hd0,0)
> > > kernel          /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.8.1-3-386 root=/dev/hda1 ro quiet
> > > splash
> > > initrd          /boot/initrd.img-2.6.8.1-3-386
> > > savedefault
> > > boot
> > >
> > > title           Ubuntu, kernel 2.6.8.1-3-386 (recovery mode)
> > > root            (hd0,0)
> > > kernel          /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.8.1-3-386 root=/dev/hda1 ro single
> > > initrd          /boot/initrd.img-2.6.8.1-3-386
> > > savedefault
> > > boot
> > >
> > > title           Memory test
> > > root            (hd0,0)
> > > kernel          /boot/memtest86+.bin
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > ubuntu-users mailing list
> > > ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> > > http://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-users
> > >
> > I think I see your problem. Windows is on your second drive, right?
> >
> > Some Linux distros don't account for that when they setup grub. I have
> > XP on my second drive and Ubuntu missed the right setup, too.
> >
> > Windows is selfish and it likes to be the first OS on the first drive.
> > So you have to fool it.....
> >
> > Here's what you have:
> >
> > title           Windows NT/2000/XP
> > root            (hd1,0)
> > savedefault
> > makeactive
> > chainloader     +1
> >
> > Here's whatr you need to have INSTEAD to make Windows boot:
> >
> > title           Windows NT/2000/XP
> > root          (hd1,0)
> > rootnoverify (hd1,0)
> > map (hd0) (hd1)
> > map (hd1) (hd0)
> > chainloader +1
> >
> > The two map lines fool Windows into thinking it's on the first drive.
> >
> > The title can be whatever you want, and you certainly don't want to
> > fool with the lines that boot any other OS's.
> >
> > Best of luck.
> >
> > David
> 
> Thanks David. I remember now, that I had to do the same thing with
> Fedora from Redhat 8. That should do the trick.
> >
> 
> 
Your most welcome. Best of luck with your setup.

There are some printer hints in the other answers. Hope they work out for you.

David

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