GRUB does not load Windows XP

Rameshkumar ubuntu.ramesh at
Sat Jul 16 09:10:54 UTC 2005

Make sure that whcih partition that you have installed you XP. 

Mention that in the /etc/grub.conf 

If it again freezes after giving that, then please add the the top of the file 


Then I hope that it will works. 

Thanks and Regards, 

On 7/16/05, Weiers Coetser <coetserw at> wrote:
> Hi
>  I am having trouble getting GRUB to load Windows XP 
>  I get the following display:
>  root (hd1,0)
>  Filesystem type unkown
>  Parition typ 0x7
>  safedefault
>  makeactive
>  chainloader + 1
>  then everything just freezes and I have to reboot.
>  (I had problems to get grub working when I installed ubuntu. For some
> reason grub would not be written to the MBR of my Windows drive, so I
> changed the bios setting to boot from the drive on which I wanted to install
> Ubuntu. I installed ubuntu. It installed GRUB and detected my windows
> system, but this is now where the above problem comes in.)
>  Any help?
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