hard disks chaos + dual boot install
paagol at gmail.com
Fri May 11 02:59:58 UTC 2007
On Thu, 2007-05-10 at 16:24 -0400, Rashkae wrote:
> you need to edit the the /boot/grub/menu.lst file and add the
> You need only save the file for the changes to take effect; no
> steps are necessary.
> # For booting Windows NT or Windows95
> title Windows 2000
> map (hd1) (hd0)
> map (hd0) (hd1)
> rootnoverify (hd1,0)
> chainloader +1
I have never tried this: it seems good. What came to my head was, making
the partition with the win2k OS as the primary one in the bios, and then
boot with any Linux CD/DVD and then install grub with grub-install (hd0)
and unhash those lines in menu.lst that are already there in
But, this was an option that worked till 6.1 and in other distros too.
In 7.04 till now I could not make grub-install work. It is a question I
have already asked in this list, how grub is installed in the first
place in Ubuntu 7.04? Is it a problem for us who upgraded from 6.1 by
'apt-get dist-upgrade' or with fresh 7.04 install too?
Did anyone till now try the grub-install?
And does anyone have any good link to that 'label' thing in grub and
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