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

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at gmail.com
Sat Jul 17 14:51:32 UTC 2010

On Saturday, July 17, 2010 10:49:34 am JB did opine:

> Dick Roark <linuxguy.sg <at> gmail.com> writes:
> > root (hd1,2)
> > makeactive
> > chainloader +1
> Hi,
> please edit file
>   # vi /etc/grub.conf
> and make sure that your Windows section reads like
> title Windows XP
> rootnoverify (hd1,1)
> makeactive
> chainloader +1
Will this same sequence work with a linux install that uses grub 2?
> File it and reboot.
> For your info:
> The rootnoverify option tells GRUB to not try to verify the root of the
> OS. This avoids load errors if the file system is not supported by


Cheers, Gene
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