The problem:I have a separate drive for windows and linux. Grub was struggling to boot windows i would get
"file system type uknown, parition type 0x7"
I got this error using a grub config of
I also triedroot (hd1,0)1 makeactive chainloader +1
This setup would just hang and eventually prompt for a Ctrl Alt Delrootnoverify (hd1,0) chainloader +1
The Solution:To keep windows happy this setup seems to work fine for me in grub.conf. hd0,0 is my linux drive and hd1,0 is the windows drive.
Obviously the <tab> should be replaced with an actual push of the tab button for the grub.conf.title The Windoes <tab>root (hd1,0) <tab>map (hd1) (hd0) <tab>map (hd0) (hd1) <tab>makeactive <tab>chainloader +1