A bit of a problem with a Linux/XP dual boot setup...

Greg Woods woods at ucar.edu
Sat Jul 17 13:26:06 UTC 2010


On Sat, 2010-07-17 at 19:00 +0800, Dick Roark wrote:

> title Windows XP 
> 
> root (hd1,2) 

[...]


> /dev/sdb2 * 26 60802 488179650 7 HPFS/NTFS 

Looks like you have a "start count from 0 or 1" problem. fdisk starts
with 1, grub starts with 0. So you need:

root(hd1,1)

...in order to boot off sda2.

--Greg




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