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So I've got XP installed on the first partition. Then I make the appropriate partitions for linux, and set-up for a dual-boot. Now, when the GRUB loader comes up, if ...
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    Dual-Boot Problem


    So I've got XP installed on the first partition. Then I make the appropriate partitions for linux, and set-up for a dual-boot. Now, when the GRUB loader comes up, if I select to boot to XP, it shows the GRUB code hda(0,0) and the chainloader +1, and the system just hangs there. Why doesn't XP boot up?

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    maybe there is a problem with the mbr..when installing linux you maybe overwritten the master boot record.can you post the /etc/grub/grub.conf file ?
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    Code:
    # grub.conf generated by anaconda
    #
    # Note that you do not have to rerun grub after making changes to this file
    # NOTICE:  You have a /boot partition.  This means that
    #          all kernel and initrd paths are relative to /boot/, eg.
    #          root (hd0,5)
    #          kernel /vmlinuz-version ro root=/dev/hda8
    #          initrd /initrd-version.img
    #boot=/dev/hda
    default=0
    timeout=10
    splashimage=(hd0,5)/grub/splash.xpm.gz
    title Fedora Core (2.6.5-1.358)
    	root (hd0,5)
    	kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.5-1.358 ro root=LABEL=/ rhgb quiet
    	initrd /initrd-2.6.5-1.358.img
    title WinXP
    	rootnoverify (hd0,0)
    	chainloader +1

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