Dual boot WinXP and Ubuntu 6.10 in desktop and laptop using NTLDR

Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at dantian.org
Tue Nov 14 01:15:06 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-11-14 at 01:25 +0100, Zhengguo Xu wrote:
> and i do edit the boot.ini but i still got missing hal.dll message. 

I have reread your original message. It seems to me that the location of
the boot.ini file is very weird. I do not think it should be on K:. What
you see on K: might be the backup copy, K: is the recovery partition
after all.

The boot.ini file should always be on the active partition, so check
with fdisk or something which one is active - it will probably be C:

Note that by default the boot.ini file is hidden and read-only. Follow
the steps given here to make it visible and editable:

Then add the entry for Ubuntu. Let's see if that helps

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