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Re: [vox-tech] grub questions



On Mon 09 Aug 04, 11:14 PM, Ken Bloom <@ucdavis.edu> said:
> On Mon, 09 Aug 2004 22:19:45 -0700 dylan <@iici.no-ip.org> wrote:
> 
> > just a little curious how this is all working out... my upstairs
> > neighbor and i have been messing around with suse 9.1 on his machine.
> > we installed linux first, and then windows xp - and of course grub was
> > removed from the MBR. after re-installing grub we were able to boot to
> > either windows or linux from the boot menu. however, after a second
> > install of winXP and grub winXP refuses to boot from the grub boot
> > menu... after selecting the windows option a back screen comes up
> > saying that the partition is not a bootable partition... when in fact
> > it used to be...
> 
> Use fdisk (or cfdisk) to make sure the bootable flag is set on the
> windows partition.
 
Unfortunately, this wasn't it in my case.

Pete

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