Bootloader Problem

Hubertus Hiden hubertus at
Fri Sep 24 20:19:54 UTC 2004

Thanks for your reply.
For me the menu.lst seems ok.
But what I've forgotten to mention is that I've installed GRUB into the 
Could it be possible that my problem is that Grub is in the MBR (of hda1 
?) .
Grub boots Ubuntu from hda6 fine but isn't able to boot Win2K from hda1 ?
Did I kill my Win2K "bootmanager" ?


Guillermo Movia wrote:

>You have to see the /boot/grub/menu.lst, there you have the
>information that grub reads. There some examples about the
>configuration for a win partition. I've installed perfectly, and my
>Win Xp runs OK.
>On Fri, 24 Sep 2004 18:22:26 +0200, Hubertus Hiden <hubertus at> wrote:
>>I've installed Ubuntu yesterday and it looks really very very good -
>>congratulations to all envolved in this.
>>A nifty little problem caused by the installation of ubuntu is that GRUB
>>can't boot Win2k  anymore.
>>The message is:
>>    Booting Win2k/XP
>>    root (hd0,0)
>>    filesystem type unknown, partition type 0x7
>>    savedefault
>>    makeactive
>>    chainloader +1
>>after this the machine hangs
>>My partition table is:
>>hda1 / Boot / Primary / ntfs
>>hda5 / nc / logical / ntfs
>>hda3 / nc / logical / swap
>>hda6 / /  primary / ext3
>>Does anybody have an idea on what to do or where to look ?
>>Thanks a lot
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