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    Another Problem Multibooting Vista, XP and Ubuntu

    Terry60 you also are completely right. The BIOS points indeed to the SATA as the first boot disk etcetera and so on. I would like to thank all you guys for your reactions, answers and suggestions. It was very helpful. Thanks allot. I hope others will benefit from this interesting palaver too...
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    Another Problem Multibooting Vista, XP and Ubuntu

    You are right about a mixed IDE/SATA setup. My bootdisk is SATA and the second (data) disk is IDE. In Windows the IDE-disk is disk 0, and the SATA-disk is disk 1. The menu.list file is a mess: wrong about the bootdisk, unnecessary remapping of the harddisks and whatever there is more. An...
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    Another Problem Multibooting Vista, XP and Ubuntu

    Hi KAIROZAMORRO, Thank you for your reply. Matter of fact I also got the feeling that it could have to do with this pointing to partitions. On installing UBUNTU the installation partition was said to be: /dev/sdb10, or the other way: (hd1,9). But I guess trying what you proposed is the only...
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    Another Problem Multibooting Vista, XP and Ubuntu

    Tonight I reinstalled UBUNTU and ran into the same trouble as before. I did a reinstallation of GRUB after the first installation of UBUNTU. But to no avail. The boot problem as mentioned remained/remains the same. :( :( :( :( :(
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    Another Problem Multibooting Vista, XP and Ubuntu

    Thank you MAKAVELI213 for your quick reply. - I used the Ext3 file system and not Ext2, and I am sure I installed GRUB in the right place. - As I said before I only get into the GRUB bootmenu when I check "GRUB isn't installed to the bootsector." Sorry, I am still stuck.
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    Another Problem Multibooting Vista, XP and Ubuntu

    To MAKAVELI213: To my best of knowledge I did everything the right way. But booting from the Grubmenu fails with every item and hangs at: root (hd1,y) with a blinking cursor underneath. I do not know where and how to proceed, so please come with suggestions, ask me questions or whatever. At the...
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    Another Problem Multibooting Vista, XP and Ubuntu

    Hi everybody, Just registered as a member of this forum, so I am completely new here. I have a problem multibooting Vista, XP and Ubuntu. I cannot find a solution for on this forum or even on the web. So I started this new thread. Dualbooting Vista and XP works perfectly allright. After...