Ubuntu and WinXP

Matt Patterson matt at v8zman.com
Tue Oct 25 16:24:33 UTC 2005

Make sure he is not using the windows hibernate feature either. If he 
was mounting the windows drive from linux it has been known to cause 
problems with a hibernated windows install.


Phillip Sc. Boegh wrote:

>>... my question is
>>Is it possible for Ubuntu to interfere with WinXP or visa versa when
>>it's on a separate partition?
>>I can't see how it could, partitions were 2 X 20 gig  Any ideas would be
>>greatfully received. Could he have a hardware problem?
>The boot-loader may be damaged (mbr in windows). You can reinstall eg.
>grub OR if he really want to give up so easely just put in the windows
>disk and choise the repair and the boot-loader may be reinstalled.
>Otherwise just reinstall DSL or a knoppix where you have installed the
>ubuntu so you can help him more in the future and the mbr-area and a fresh
>grub will apear.
>Best regards

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