Bug#248800: Acknowledgement (installer beta 4 installation report (mbr damaged, grub misdetection, cannot boot from rescue disk))
> * Adam Lydick <email@example.com> [2004-05-12 23:16]:
> > When I repartitioned, the "active" boot partition flag was removed from
> > the XP partition. I restored it in the partitioning tool and that
> > allowed me to boot into XP again.
> Can you check whether this is the same as:
> #248509: should not use makeactive when booting Windows
> at http://bugs.debian.org/248509
Yes, my issue seems to be a dup of that.