dual boot

#1
hi, i want to ask if somebody have dual boot OS x and win XP, i have bootloader installed and working, I`m able to boot into XP but i can`t get to my os X partition, can you help me?
 

Mak 2.0

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#2

mqudsi

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#3
Hi jing-jang, welcome to NST.

Which bootloader have you got working?
 

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mqudsi

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#6
Do you have OS X on a separate hard drive?
 
#7
no it`s on the same drive, but when I change boot partition via diskpart in windows and reboot, i can boot into OS x

to Makaveli213: yes, I was thinking abou it, so I already reinstalled OS x but nothing happend
 

mqudsi

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#8
You should be able to use NeoGrub to make it work.

Sample config file:
Code:
rootnoverify (hd0,1)
makeactive
chainloader +1
Just replace (hd0,1) with the right value for the OS X partition.
 
#9
Hi guru,

well I configure neogrub as you say, but when i pick up neogrub to boot it says something that neogrub can`t find proper windows partiotion etc etc etc

I don`t know if this is everything that I sholud write to menu.lst

edit: it actually says that windows bootloader is corrupted and I shold repair it via windows CD, then some error codes and error file neogrub.mbr... I try to reinstall neogrub and edit again
 
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mqudsi

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#10
Then it's not (h0,1). You need to figure out the right values for your setup.
 
#11
yeah i know, it`s hd(0,3),

I have reinstalled neogrub and it works- it boots, but then it shows some message about grub4dos - i can`t read it because it jumps to another screen, and there is something like this:
Code:
grub>
and it`s a comand line

in the past I was trying to dual boot with gub4dos but then i uninstalled it, i don`t know how to get it out from system :frowning:

so when I run neogrub, this all happen, and I need to restart system, Then i can boot OSx because hd(0,3) is set as activ, and I need to fix it again via qtparted and sed hd(0,1) active to gt into bootloader and boot windows
 

mqudsi

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#12
bah... i'm missing a line:
Code:
rootnoverify (hd0,3)
makeactive
chainloader +1
boot