grub problem

Asked by Abbas Ali

My system has two separately internal hard disk. one is 40 GB and 2nd is 20 GB. I have installed Windows XP on 20 GB hard disk and after that I have installed Ubuntu 10.04 on 40 GB hard disk. The problem is when I try to boot my system, grub menu appear but the option of boot from Windows xp does not listed. I can finely boot from Ubuntu but windows hard disk does not appear. I am new to Ubuntu, kindly help me to sort out this problem.

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sebikul (sebikul) said :

hi, try to run the following command to update the grub list:

# sudo update-grub

that will regenerate the grub boot list

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Tom (tom6) said :

Hi :)

Yes, if you can get to a command-line in Ubuntu
and enter the command

sudo update-grub

then that should sort the problem at the next reboot. If it doesn't then please give us the output of

sudo fdisk -l

where "-l" is a lower-case "-L" and "sudo" just asks for your normal user password, not the SuperUser one, and doesn't give you any stars as you type.
Please let us know how this goes or let us know if you need a bit more help getting to do these commands
Good luck and regards from
Tom :)

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Abbas Ali (mirza-abbas-ali-beig) said :

Thank for support.

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Tom (tom6) said :

Hi :)

Please can you let us know if you have already fixed this somehow? If you haven't then please copy&paste into here the output of the command

sudo fdisk -l

Good luck and regards from
Tom :)

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