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Re: [Bug-grub] map & FAT32

From: Jason Thomas
Subject: Re: [Bug-grub] map & FAT32
Date: Tue, 6 Aug 2002 09:13:42 +1000
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On Mon, Aug 05, 2002 at 11:10:49PM +0300, Ciprian Popovici wrote:
> I have two hard-disks, one on ide0 and one on ide1. Grub is installed
> on ide1 and BIOS is instructed to boot it. On the first (ide0)
> hard-disk I have a primary FAT32 partition used to boot Windows 98 and
> an extended partition containing a second FAT32 partition.

so whats wrong with booting the windows partition directly why map at

root (hd0,0)
chainloader +1

> I'm using the "classical" chainloading scheme:
> map (hd0) (hd1)
> map (hd1) (hd0)
> rootnoverify (hd1,0)
> chainloader +1
> makeactive
> boot
> I can boot OK, but the second partition becomes unusable. fdisk
> reports it as an "unknown" type instead of 0xb as it would be normal.
> Booting the first hard-disk directly works OK.

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