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Old 09-05-2005, 01:17 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default dual boot Grub issue

the friend i've been helping with ubuntu is having a dual boot problem... grub didn't recognize his windows drive, so he can't get back into windows... i tried updating grub with update-grub but it just reread the linux drive...

he has ubuntu on the hda1 and windows on hda2, can anyone help me with an updated grub configuration?
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Old 09-06-2005, 01:43 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Hi

This is a sample config:
root (hd0,2) // Partition 0 and partition 2 on the harddrive
install --stage2=/boot/grub/stage2 /boot/grub/stage1 (hd0) /boot/grub/stage2 0x8
000 (hd0,2)/boot/grub/menu.lst
quit

Grub is not like lilo. Grub is automatically updating itself if there are any changes and lilo is not. You could start the installation again though without deleting anything and then select reapair or some option like that and fix the boot loader. I have done this before so it is an option there which i easily accessible. You could also edit the /etc/grub.conf file or check it to see if there is something wrong there.
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