On Tue, 2007.10.02 05:10, Raj Kiran Grandhi wrote: > The safest way to do this: > > Disconnect your disk with linux (hdc) > > Install windows as you normally would on your other hard disk (hdd). The > windows installer will write its boot loader onto the master boot record of > hdd. > > After windows is installed and working, reconnect your linux disk (hdc). > > Ensure that the boot order in bios is set to boot from hdc. Boot into > linux, edit '/boot/grub/menu.lst' and add an entry for windows: > > title Microsoft Windows XP Professional > root (hd1,0) > savedefault > makeactive > map (hd0) (hd1) > map (hd1) (hd0) > chainloader +1 > > The 'map' lines are required because windows can only boot from the first > hard disk. If I recall correctly, the map commands are not necessary with Windows XP: it can be located on another drive than the first.
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