Re: FC3 GRUB boots directly to win2k
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2005 17:03:12 +0000
> I just installed fedora core 3 on the same hard drive as windows 2000,
> a dual boot system. I selected "advanced bootloader options" and to
> have GRUB installed not on the MBR, but, IIRC, a partition. This
> resulted in booting directly into windows. A clean install of FC3,
> this time with GRUB on the MBR, results in a "countdown" which gives me
> a choice of OS's. Why didn't GRUB give a menu with the first install
... because you opted to install it to the root's partition,
and the win2k boot loader was still in the MBR: you know,
the MASTER BOOT RECORD. in order to boot a system where grub
is in the root's (or /boot's) partition, you have to chain-load
to it from a boot loader in the MBR
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