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Re: Can't boot NT5

From: Jochen Hoenicke
Subject: Re: Can't boot NT5
Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2000 13:07:14 +0200 (MET DST)

Hello Loris,

On Oct 12, Loris Caren wrote:
> I'm using grub-0.5.96 on an Asus P2L97S to perform muti-booting and it mostly
> works very well indeed (getting round a >1024 problem I was having with
> Lilo), so first, a word of thanks - it's a nice product. However, I can't get
> it to boot a copy of Win2000 proffesional which I've installed on an HPFS
> partition.  Is it the latter which is the root of my problem? Have you had
> reports of success by anybody else (I can report that WinME boots OK).
> I've got two drives installed, an IDE containing a tiny linux partition for
> holding a kernel and a WinME partition. The second disk is a 9M SCSI disk
> which says it's got 64h, 32sect, 8748 cyl. The NT5 is partition 3.

DOS/Windows and probably also Windows NT/2000 can't boot themself from
the second hard drive.  The solution is to virtually swap the hard
drives via the "map" command.  See the grub tutorial under
  Booting / OS-specific notes / DOS/Windows


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