[mythtv-users] Dual Boot?
bobbygill at rogers.com
Mon Aug 25 06:03:56 UTC 2008
Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 1:58 AM, Allen Edwards
<allen.edwards at oldpaloalto.com>wrote:
> I have my mythfrontend system working on sda but I want to be able to
> add my wife's existing Windows XP HD on sdb as a dual boot option.
> She has an XP machine with the same basic computer. I have verified
> that Mythbuntu 8.04 is running on a sda and the stand alone Windows XP
> will be on sdb. I can boot from either one by selecting it in the
> bios setup but obviously that is not a solution.
> Best I could figure was to add this to the boot loader:
> title Windows XP
> root (sdb)
> chainloader +1
> I get the Windows option showing up in GRUB, but I get an error
> message when I select it.
> But obviously I don't know what I am doing.
> In looking for answers, pretty much people say load Windows first.
> But I already have both loaded and on their own disks, so that doesn't
> This seems like it should be very easy. I need to get this running
> this week for my wife's birthday on the 27th.
> Help on this would be appreciated. I just can't find much in the
> ubuntu wiki or through google.
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3rd line should probably look like:
And of course just be sure that drive is only one partition, if it is
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