Booting NTFS (Sorting out the Socerer's apprentices)

Steven C. exvor at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 5 16:27:00 PDT 2004


--- "Steven C." <exvor at yahoo.com> wrote:

> 
> --- Declan Moriarty <declan.moriarty at ntlworld.ie>
> wrote:
> 
> > Can someone help me get XP or even ntloader
> booting?
> > 
> > I have a ntfs partition, which grub won't talk to.
> > But there is an
> > ntloader on hda1, except the last reinstall of
> win98
> > overwrote the hda1
> > mbr (I can replace the /dev/hda mbr), which means
> > only win 98 boots.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > I have my headaches here with my kids. Fixing is
> in
> > their blood, but they
> > wade in clicking mouse buttons  and screw up
> > mightily on my pc, just
> > like the Socerer's apprentice of old. 
> > 
> > They hack windoze; XP went in, and they overwrote
> > grub. Windows 98 
> > falls over and they reinstall. Then it's left to
> me
> > to download the 56
> > patches, and updates to weed out redialers,
> spyware,
> > and viruses.
> > Currently they have no XP. It might be useful one
> > day, so I'd like the
> > option of booting it before someone else decides
> > they "need" it, and 
> > everything gets attacked again.
> > 
> > 
> > -- 
> > 
> > 	With best Regards,
> > 
> > 
> > 	Declan Moriarty.
> > -- 
> >
>
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> 
> 
> Hey Declan I have windows xp and a BLFS with grub
> working. You have to do some special mojo to get the
> damn thing working. Ill send you my menu.lst when i
> get home. :)
> 
> 
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Here you go sorry it took so long 
# Windows xp 
title WINXP
map (hd0) (hd1) 
map (hd1) (hd0)
rootnoverify (hd1,0)
chainloader +1
makeactive
 





		
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