SATA confusion

B.J. McClure keepertoad at
Sun Mar 30 00:28:09 UTC 2008

On Sat, 2008-03-29 at 15:53 -0600, Karl Larsen wrote:
>     I was able to install WindowsXT on a SATA drive. This Ubuntu is on 
> the other IDE drive. To get windows to load I had to disable the IDE 
> drive. When windows was loaded I could not get to Grub. So I unplugged 
> power to the SATA drive and again Grub worked as expected.
>     Today I wanted to dual boot with windows. So I plugged in the SATA 
> drive and with the Ubuntu live cd in operation I looked with fdisk and I 
> had a /dev/hda which is the IDE and /dev/sba which is the SATA drive.
>     I put the grub setup on (hd0) and so with both drives working grub 
> works. But for some reason I cannot get windows to boot. I am afraid 
> there is no (hd??) that fits the SATA /dev/sda1 which is where it is.
>     Any ideas?
> Karl

title Windows XP professional
	map (hd0) (hd1)
	map (hd1) (hd0)
	rootnoverify (hd1,0)
	chainloader +1

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