Bootloader Problem

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Mon Sep 27 23:10:32 UTC 2004

On Mon, Sep 27, 2004 at 03:37:28PM -0700, Kevin Chan wrote:

> > >>A nifty little problem caused by the installation of ubuntu is that
> > >>GRUB>>can't boot Win2k  anymore.
> I had the same problem after installing Ubuntu. I had to stick in the
> Windows XP install CD, go to Recovery mode and do "fixboot" and "fixmbr."
> After that I had to re-install grub. I happen to have gentoo already
> installed on one of my other drives, so I popped in the gentoo livecd and
> installed grub from there. I edited the grub.conf (or menu.lst on Ubuntu's
> /boot/grub directory) and everything's been working OK. installing grub in the first place broke things, but installing it
the second time was OK?  Did you use a different version of grub the second

 - mdz

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