XP cannot loaded at different HDD, Win7 and OSX okay

Easy 2.0 auto-configurator fixes that, Cool.
I have an IDE disk which Vista calls disk 0 (It's 1 in the BIOS), but 2.0 correctly rebuilt my boot.ini for me. (Guru got me to test it specifically, before making it public)

The autoconfig use C:\ on win7 for XP boot, but not copy the boot.ini,ntdetect.com, and ntldr automatically. BTW, how to make rebuilt boot.ini automatically.
Well if you need a rabbit for test experience, i would like to help.
 
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mqudsi

Mostly Harmless
Staff member
The autoconfig copies boot.ini over correctly, realbabilu, but does not copy NTLDR and NTDETECT since neither ship with EasyBCD.
 

Coolname007

Distinguished Member
The autoconfig copies boot.ini over correctly, realbabilu, but does not copy NTLDR and NTDETECT since neither ship with EasyBCD.

So boot.ini ships with EasyBCD then? hmm...
My understanding of it was that EasyBCD creates its own boot.ini if it detects one does not already exist in the "system" partition, and it places it in there. But you're saying it ships with EasyBCD, and it gets copied to the "system" partition, and automatically configured?

-Coolname007
 

JustinW

Super Moderator
Staff member
By copy he probably meant locate it on the system and copy it over to the correct partition. There isn't a need to ship boot.ini, a settings file, with EasyBCD since it is capable of creating/configuring boot.ini correctly on its own.
 

Coolname007

Distinguished Member
By copy he probably meant locate it on the system and copy it over to the correct partition. There isn't a need to ship boot.ini, a settings file, with EasyBCD since it is capable of creating/configuring boot.ini correctly on its own.

Well, that's what I thought originally, but CG's last post is what made me think differently...
From what it sounded like, boot.ini comes along with EasyBCD, and is copied into the "system" partition, and there is configured automatically.

-Coolname007
 
Linux installed!

Just installed the linux on SATA HDD...The grub was on MBR.
Copied all options especially the UUID of linux to notepad
Linux Installed with IDE HDD, creates error on Grub.
Linux Installed again with IDE unplugged


Results:
The EasyBCD 2.0:
BCD restarted from scratch just Vista/7 [testing]
The Linux options not responding
The Mac option installed
The Grub cannot installed if Mac installed.

The EasyBCD 1.7.2
The linux option responding, but cannot booted. error system. removed
The Mac and The grub can installed together, but the linux still cannot rebooted

Back to EasyBCD 2.0
The Grub reinstall succeed, no pop-up again for installing both mac and grub ????

Removes the Grub from SATA with bootsect.exe /nt60 c: /mbr
OK All 4 OS can be booted..

Code:
color black/cyan yellow/cyan
timeout 5
default /default

title Ubuntu
uuid bd67c96c-b7e1-472d-b1c5-734d0aa737a9
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.28-6-generic root=UUID=bd67c96c-b7e1-472d-b1c5-734d0aa737a9 ro quiet splash
initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.28-6-generic
quiet


title Ubuntu Recovery
uuid bd67c96c-b7e1-472d-b1c5-734d0aa737a9
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.28-6-generic root=UUID=bd67c96c-b7e1-472d-b1c5-734d0aa737a9 ro single
initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.28-6-generic

title Memtest86+
uuid bd67c96c-b7e1-472d-b1c5-734d0aa737a9
kernel /boot/memtest86+.bin


title commandline
savedefault --wait=2
commandline

title reboot
savedefault --wait=2
reboot

title halt
savedefault --wait=2
halt

title nst_mac.efi
find --set-root --ignore-floppies /NST/nst_mac.efi
kernel /NST/nst_mac.efi
boot

# All your boot are belong to NeoSmart!
find --set-root --ignore-floppies /boot/grub/menu.lst
configfile /boot/grub/menu.lst

# All your boot are belong to NeoSmart!
Code:
Windows Boot Manager
--------------------
identifier              {9dea862c-5cdd-4e70-acc1-f32b344d4795}
device                  unknown
description             Windows Boot Manager
locale                  en-US
inherit                 {7ea2e1ac-2e61-4728-aaa3-896d9d0a9f0e}
default                 {e8709fb6-fa5f-11db-be4d-e219ece5282e}
displayorder            {e8709fb6-fa5f-11db-be4d-e219ece5282e}
                        {4cf3b85d-06d2-11de-a75a-002197890c5d}
                        {4cf3b867-06d2-11de-a75a-002197890c5d}
                        {4cf3b86a-06d2-11de-a75a-002197890c5d}
toolsdisplayorder       {b2721d73-1db4-4c62-bf78-c548a880142d}
timeout                 15

Windows Boot Loader
-------------------
identifier              {e8709fb6-fa5f-11db-be4d-e219ece5282e}
device                  partition=C:
path                    \Windows\system32\winload.exe
description             Windows Vista
locale                  en-US
inherit                 {6efb52bf-1766-41db-a6b3-0ee5eff72bd7}
osdevice                partition=C:
systemroot              \Windows
resumeobject            {e8709fb7-fa5f-11db-be4d-e219ece5282e}
nx                      OptOut

Real-mode Boot Sector
---------------------
identifier              {4cf3b85d-06d2-11de-a75a-002197890c5d}
device                  partition=C:
path                    \NTLDR
description             Microsoft Windows XP

Real-mode Boot Sector
---------------------
identifier              {4cf3b867-06d2-11de-a75a-002197890c5d}
device                  partition=C:
path                    \NST\nst_mac.mbr
description             NST Mac OS X

Real-mode Boot Sector
---------------------
identifier              {4cf3b86a-06d2-11de-a75a-002197890c5d}
device                  partition=C:
path                    \NST\NeoGrub.mbr
description             NeoGrub Bootloader
 
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