[CentOS] CentOS 5 Beta Dual Boot Problem

Styma, Robert E (Robert) stymar at alcatel-lucent.com
Fri Mar 16 03:46:41 UTC 2007

The guys on the Fedora list had good suggestions.
One  pointed me to the correct documentation:

section 14.3 for the error message

For the record, the solution I
got to work was to boot the system and at the grub stage2
countdown to boot press enter.   I pressed 'c' to get
the grub prompt.  Then I entered the commands
root (hd0,0)
setup (hd0,0)

This installed the boot loader in the /dev/hda1 partition.
Note that the partition numbers in grub are zero based while
in /dev they are 1 based.

I can now boot both systems.  I have them sharing the same
/home and swap directories.

Bob Styma 

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