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Bug 82773 - Dual Boot Configuration Error
Dual Boot Configuration Error
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: grub (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2003-01-26 01:36 EST by Tom Chheng
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Description Tom Chheng 2003-01-26 01:36:27 EST
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Description of problem:
My hd partiton is composed of :
WinXP NTFS  part. 1
RH part. 2
...misc Linux part in between
fat32 on part. 7

When I had WinXP and RH as dual boot, it worked fine and showed both on the grub

When i installed Phoebe over RH 8.0, it rewrote over the grub configuration so
that the fat32 part. 6 is the windows XP selection.
I just simply edited the grub menu to boot to winXP with hd1(0,0) and not hd1(0, 6)

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How reproducible:
Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install Phoebe beta 2 over current RH 8.0
2.boot up and try booting to winXP thru grub

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2003-01-26 04:13:50 EST
This is already fixed in CVS -- we weren't finding the ntfs partitions correctly
(dupe of another)

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