[Techtalk] Re-installing GRUB, dual boot win2k

Carla Schroder carla at bratgrrl.com
Tue Jun 3 18:37:54 EST 2003

On Tuesday 03 June 2003 6:30 pm, Carla Schroder wrote:
> 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

D'oh! Talk about not reading carefully- I don't know how to make the 2nd drive 
the boot drive, maybe some BIOSes can do this, maybe not. I've tried it and 
not succeeded. Not to say it can't be done. 

Never mind.

Carla Schroder
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