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modifying grub

Posted on 2004-08-21
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hi folks,
i have installed fedora linux core 2 on my system hda .  it also has a 79xx scsi controller. i have 3 scsi hard disks and one of them namely sda has windows 2003 server installed. how can i modify the grub loader to load the windows os too.


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by:mikygee
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My grub configuration looks like that

title           Windoz
root            (hd0,3)
chainloader     +1


l# fdisk -l

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/hda3            1182        5760    36780817+   f  W95 Ext'd (LBA)
/dev/hda4            5761        7296    12337920    7  HPFS/NTFS

As you see my windows system is on my first hard drive on the fourth partition.
Grub starts to count from 0 so that explains the line : root            (hd0,3)

Once you have booted on windows you could also use the windows boot loader if you wish.
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by:wfaleiro
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hi mik

i have installed linux on my first ide disk. that is hda. i have the windows 2003 installed on my first scsi disk, ie sda. what entry should i put in (hd0,3) so that grub loads the os on sda. is it something like sd0, 0.
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I believe grub matters only about which one is the first disc and which is the second.
hd0 would be your Ide, hd1, hd2... your Scsi.

Check this little paragraph about this
http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/manual/grub.html#Naming%20convention
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