[Techtalk] Re-installing GRUB, dual boot win2k

Carla Schroder carla at bratgrrl.com
Tue Jun 3 18:30:05 EST 2003

On Tuesday 03 June 2003 3:37 pm, Tracey Grrl Geek wrote:
> Do you know if this tutorial covers a dual boot where Windows is on hda
> and Linux is on hdb? I've run into this problem myself, and currently
> have to boot Linux from a floppy, and Windows from the NT boot loader.
> I've Googled & researched, and found people who made a dual boot work
> with Linux on hda and Windows on hdb but not the other way around.
> Thanks,

Use the map command in GRUB to deceive winderz into thinking it is on the 
first drive:

map (hd0) (hd1)
map (hd1) (hd0)

Using my tutorial and the official GRUB manual should cover almost everything 
anyone needs. 


Carla Schroder
this message brought to you
by Libranet 2.7 and Kmail

More information about the Techtalk mailing list