Opened 9 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#5885 closed bug (invalid)

Cannot boot into Windows 7 Partition from Bootman

Reported by: mbrumbelow Owned by: laplace
Priority: normal Milestone: R1/alpha2
Component: Applications/BootManager Version: R1/Development
Keywords: Windows 7 Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Has a Patch: no Platform: All

Description

Setup Bootman to boot into either Haiku or Windows 7. Reboot the system and get the message:

Loading Windows 7

BOOTMGR is Missing

Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart

Change History (7)

comment:1 by mbrumbelow, 9 years ago

Disk Partitions are:

/dev/disk/scsi/0/0/0 - FAT32 39MB

/dev/disk/scsi/0/0/1 - Windows NT File System 14.6GB

/dev/disk/scsi/0/0/2 - Windows NT File System 252.15 GB (Windows7)

/dev/disk/scsi/0/0/3 - Be File System 31.25GB (Haiku)

comment:2 by laplace, 9 years ago

So the boot menu does not appear and you cannot even select to boot into Haiku?

Is this a MBR or a GUID partition table? Bootman supports MBR partition table only.

This article from MS KB should help you to restore your boot record: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/927392

comment:3 by mbrumbelow, 9 years ago

Menu does appear and I am able to select and boot into Haiku.

comment:4 by laplace, 9 years ago

Then it seems the boot loader is missing from the windows partition. Maybe the above mention article can help, but I don't know.

comment:5 by idefix, 9 years ago

To which partition did you point the Windows 7 entry in Bootman? /dev/disk/scsi/0/0/2 ?

You might try pointing Bootman to either /dev/disk/scsi/0/0/0 or /dev/disk/scsi/0/0/1 to boot Windows 7, as Windows 7 has the tendency to put BOOTMGR on another partition than itself.

comment:6 by mbrumbelow, 9 years ago

idefix, I looks like you were right. I had to repair the disk and then have Bootman point to /dev/disk/scsi/0/0/1.

Please close.

comment:7 by stippi, 9 years ago

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

Thanks for the update!

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