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I am having problems using Fusion's "bootcamp" to boot VM from a native install of WinXP on my hard drive. I am using Grub on my MacbookPro as my hard ...
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- 09-25-2007 #1
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- Mar 2004
Grub Error 17 with VMWare
I am having problems using Fusion's "bootcamp" to boot VM from a native install of WinXP on my hard drive. I am using Grub on my MacbookPro as my hard drive is MBRed.
Unfortunately VM hangs on Grub for me, yielding an "Error 17".
According to this gentoo thread:
17 : Cannot mount selected partition
This error is returned if the partition requested exists, but the filesystem type cannot be recognized by GRUB.
FYI I'm running OSX, WinXP, Visa (once I get around to it), and Linux on an MBRed hard drive in my MacBookPro with Grub, mainly so I can use Grub hiding between the XP and Vista install like my PC setup. I had to push an image of OSX onto the mbred hard drive, as OSX will not install to a mbred hard drive natively, but will run nicely once there. More info here if you are curious.
MacBook Pro Santa Rosa, 2.2GHz, 250GB Scorpio, Ceramique compound
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OSX, WinXP, Vista (MSDN), Vector 5.8 SOHO, Sidux 2007-03