Bug 123720 - Grub doesnt load XP
Summary: Grub doesnt load XP
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 115980
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: grub   
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Version: 2
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2004-05-20 10:11 UTC by Michael Lang
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 19:03:21 UTC
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Description Michael Lang 2004-05-20 10:11:42 UTC
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Description of problem:
After installing a freshly Windows XP and setting up Dual Boot with
Fedora Core 2, booting the Windows isnt possible anymore.

I�ve tryed to setup DualBoot with Windows XP and Fedora Core 2 on one
Harddisk. (I had this setup before with XP and RedHat 8/9, Whitebox,
Fedora Core 1)

After completing the Fedora installation (doesnt bother if i install
from FTP or CD Media) it�s not possible to boot the Windows XP again
(i hoped someone improved Virus protection, but thats a little bit to

Anaconda correctly inserted the BootSection for Windows:
title WindowsXP
        rootnoverify (hd0,0)
        chainloader +1

also manually setting
rootnoverify (hd0,0)
chainloader +1

gets me to the same point, the bootloader doesnt load Windows
(and yes it worked before)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.install Windows XP
2.install Fedora Core 2
3.try booting Windows XP

Actual Results:  Windows XP doesnt load.

Expected Results:  Windows should get loaded

Additional info:

Comment 1 Marius Andreiana 2004-05-20 11:32:28 UTC
duplicate of #115980

Comment 2 Miloslav Trmac 2004-05-20 12:02:28 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 115980 ***

Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 19:03:21 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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