[sf-lug] Grub trouble

Kristian Erik Hermansen kristian.hermansen at gmail.com
Fri Nov 9 16:20:30 PST 2007

On 11/9/07, Femtoghoti <femtoghoti at gmail.com> wrote:
> so my boot partition in grub-speak is (hd0,0) and windows lives on (hd4).
> if is setup grub on (hd0) i boot straight to windows and grub is never
> executed.  when i install grub on (hd4) and tell it that the linux
> boot partition is at (hd0,0) all i get is a "GRUB Hard disk error" and
> all execution stops.  i then have to restore the MBR to get the
> computer to boot Windows.
> so ... the question is any idea what is going on here?  or a direction
> to head down?

Check BIOS options -- it might have a search order booting issue.  It
may depend if your Linux is on the controller or the onboard HDD.
Worst case scenario, you just boot Linux using the Windows boot loader
Kristian Erik Hermansen

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