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kashalkar

Dual boot problem FC5 and WinXP on a single disk

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Hello,

 

I had a perfectly fine FC4 and WinXP dual boot configuration on a single disk on my toshiba laptop.

 

I upgraded to FC5 using all default options and now windows wont boot at all!!! The ntfs partition is still there.

 

Here is the output of fdisk-l:

/dev/hda1 1 13 104391 83 Linux

/dev/hda2 * 955 1296 50942083+ 7 HPFS/NTFS

/dev/hda3 14 954 7558582 8e Linux LW

 

and grub.conf

 

#boot=/dev/hda

default=0

timeout=5

splashimage=(hd0,0)/gr...

hiddenmenu

title fedora core...

root (hd0,0)

kernel....

initrd...

title other

rootnoverify(hd0,1)

chainloader +1

 

 

 

I wonder if anyone can point me in the right direction?

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Was this an upgrade installation, or a fresh installation? Folks tend to use "upgrade" to mean different things.

 

Did you cut and paste your Grub.conf file, or hand transcribe it? I see a couple of problems with it.

 

There should be a space between rootnoverify and (hd0,1)

 

Do you get any errors when trying to boot Windows, a "grub" cursor hang, or just a hang with no output?

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