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    Tri booting Grub funnies :(

    Partition layout.
    2 Sata drives
    Primary drive, first partition Windows XP, second partition OSX86
    Secondary Drive, first partition xUbuntu, second linux swap.
    OSX86 partition has bootable flag
    xUbuntu partition has bootable flag

    (hd0) /dev/sda
    (hd1) /dev/sdb

    Linux should be second drive, first partition but I can only boot into it with root (hd0,0)
    The part in menu.lst looks like this:
    title Ubuntu 8.04.2, kernel 2.6.24-23-generic
    root (hd0,0)
    kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.24-23-generic root=UUID=0983f9[. . .]

    My windows and OSX86 entries in grub are pointless since they don't work. Booting into the primary drive boots windows. This is odd because the OSX86 partition has the bootable flag! I think I broke chameleon and it's booting windows by default. Trying to boot osx86 with:
    title blah blah blah
    rootnoverify (hd1,1)
    chainloader +1

    doesn't work. I figured I'd try hd1,1 since hd0,0 was booting linux. How can I fix this? What can I do to boot into my windows and OSX86 partitions with grub?

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    SuperMod (Back again) devils casper's Avatar
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    Jun 2006
    Chandigarh, India
    Add this code in menu.lst of Ubuntu :
    title Windows OS
             rootnoverify (hd1,0)
             map (hd0) (hd1)
             map (hd1) (hd0)
             chainloader +1
    title OSX86
           rootnoverify (hd1,1)
           map (hd0) (hd1)
           map (hd1) (hd0)
           chainloader +1
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