Dual Boot XP (Drive1), Vista (Drive3) - Vista Black Screen issue

Posted: 06-05-2006, 09:11 AM


1. I have 3 drives installed in my computer :

Primary IDE Master - WinXP
Primary IDE Slave - Files
Secondary IDE Master - Vista

To get Vista to work i have to disconnect all cables and place Vista drive
on the Primary IDE Master Cable, disconnecting the others.

i Would like to have it to Boot Vista with all drives connected as above.

I added the following line to my Windows XP Boot.ini
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(2)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Windo ws Vista" /NOEXECUTE=OPTIN
/FASTDETECT /USENEWLOADER

Using this line i get a Black Screen and my hard drive light appears on.

Anyone any ideas ?

Thanks



My Boot.ini settings :


[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOW S
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Micro soft Windows XP
Professional" /FASTDETECT /NOEXECUTE=OPTIN
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(2)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Windo ws Vista" /NOEXECUTE=OPTIN
/FASTDETECT /USENEWLOADER

Dual Boot XP (Drive1), Vista (Drive3) - Vista Black Screen issue


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RE: Dual Boot XP (Drive1), Vista (Drive3) - Vista Black Screen issue
Posted: 06-05-2006, 09:35 AM
Sorry, PLEASE DELETE - Kept getting error when posting.

"Coakeyoakey" wrote:
>
>
> 1. I have 3 drives installed in my computer :
>
> Primary IDE Master - WinXP
> Primary IDE Slave - Files
> Secondary IDE Master - Vista
>
> To get Vista to work i have to disconnect all cables and place Vista drive
> on the Primary IDE Master Cable, disconnecting the others.
>
> i Would like to have it to Boot Vista with all drives connected as above.
>
> I added the following line to my Windows XP Boot.ini
> multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(2)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Windo ws Vista" /NOEXECUTE=OPTIN
> /FASTDETECT /USENEWLOADER
>
> Using this line i get a Black Screen and my hard drive light appears on.
>
> Anyone any ideas ?
>
> Thanks
>
>
>
> My Boot.ini settings :
>
>
> [boot loader]
> timeout=30
> default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOW S
> [operating systems]
> multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Micro soft Windows XP
> Professional" /FASTDETECT /NOEXECUTE=OPTIN
> multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(2)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Windo ws Vista" /NOEXECUTE=OPTIN
> /FASTDETECT /USENEWLOADER
 
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