GRUB hangs with Windows 2000

John Levin john at technolalia.org
Mon Jun 13 01:14:30 UTC 2005


On 13 Jun 2005, at 00:54, Soo-Hyun Choi wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I've installed Hoary 5.04 with the machine which has Windows 2000
> already. After successful installation, I tried to boot Windows 2000
> but it hung.
>
> The menu.lst file for the Windows 2000 part is as follows:
> title           Windows NT/2000/XP
> root            (hd0,0)
> makeactive
> chainloader     +1
>
> Does anyone could give me some advice on how to boot Windows 2000 with
> Ubuntu? For your reference, Windows 2000 has FAT32 partition.
>
> Thank you!

I frequently had this problem when installing linux with win98; win98  
would hang whilst booting. It generally happened after restarting the  
computer; I generally did a shutdown, then turned the computer back on.

John





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