Re: Multi-boot: Making windows partitions bootable?

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On Sat, 2009-11-21 at 12:29 -0800, Daniel B. Thurman wrote: 
> Daniel B. Thurman wrote:
> >
> > I have been able to make a multiboot windows disk, no
> > problems, but I am trying to make a windows backup onto
> > another drive and make it bootable.  Perhaps this is related to
> > the 32bit (137GB) boundary problem?
> >
> > On a different system,  I have a successful multiboot drive as follows: 
> [snip!]
> 
> Looks to me, that Windows wants it's own primary partitions
> and does not want to live in the logical partition space?
That is true and it prefers to be the first partition. 
> 
> So I will try the following layout:
> [w2p][Xp][Vis] { [sw][mb][bf9][rf9][bf11][rf11][bu9][ru9][bs][rs][wa][fa] }
> 
> w2p = Windows 2000 Professional 40G
> Xp = Windows XP 40G
> Vis = Windows Vista 60G
> sw = swap 2G
> mb = master boot 100M
> bf9 = boot Fedora 9 100M
> rf9 = root Fedora 9 100G
> bf11 = boot Fedora 11 100M
> rf11 = root Fedora 11 100G
> bu9 = boot Ubuntu 9 100M
> ru9 = root Ubuntu 9 100G
> bs = boot spare 100M
> rs = root spare 100G
> wa = Windows Apps 1/2 left over
> fa = Fedora Apps  1/2 left over
> 
> 542.5G + rest of drive space
> 
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