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it hangs at grub loading stage2 ... So, from Terminal, I tried typing: sudo gedit /boot/grub/menu.1st and edit that file to read: title Windows XP root (hd0,0) savedefault makeactive map (hd0) (hd1) map (hd1) (hd0) chainloader +1 and I've never used my D:/ before that day that I've lost my windows partition on my grub menu. saikee, Aug 4, 2008 #9 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. my review here

Using the file command to check what kind of files I'm trying to load as kernels I'm getting :marte:~ # file /mnt/vmlinuz-2.6.18-92.el5xen/mnt/vmlinuz-2.6.18-92.el5xen: gzip compressed data, from Unix, last modified: Tue Jun ERROR 13: INVALID OR UNSUPPORTED EXECUTABLE FORMAT and it is not getting booted. It seems to be pointing in the right direction but encountering a non-executable file (hence the "Invalid or Unsupported Executable Format". -A *txt file, for instance. Join our community today! http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-general-1/grub-and-xp-error-13-invalid-or-unsupported-executable-format-875348/

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Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. Discussion in 'Linux and Unix' started by blue4paper, Apr 12, 2008. Other distributions are more flexible allowing you to install it in the boot sector of the root partition for example. groot=(hd0,0) # groot=414db187-651e-45c7-9110-d7c5953cb5c3 ## should update-grub create alternative automagic boot options ## e.g.

Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. General :: Unable To Boot Windows / Grub Error Saying GRub Loading Stage2 Read Error Ubuntu :: Missing Grub And Dual Boot Menu - Windows Won't Boot Ubuntu :: Can't Enter Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders What's New? CANADA Posts 6,746 - Originally Posted by stalebrew Whats weird is you said you had Windows XP already working and booting from the GRUB menu?

so its that simple?what about raid drives?does it recognise raid 0 drives or raid drives in general? you restart your computer,press "F8" and enter safe-mode, enter Code:sudo gedit /boot/grub/menu.lst(it is "L" "s" "t") edit that file to read: title Windows XProot (hd0,0)savedefaultmakeactivemap (hd0) (hd1)map (hd1) (hd0)chainloader +1 and Staff Online Now Cookiegal Administrator TerryNet Moderator Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Linux and Unix > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members At the moment grub is looking at /dev/hda2 for the C: drive , is this correct (remember that grub counts from zero and not one). {b]If[/b] your C: drive is the

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Works great! this page Join Date Jul 2005 Posts 36 /dev/hda2 is the windows C: drive, the reason why /dev/hda1 is fat32, is because my computer only came with HP Recovery CD's, and I couldn't Crap, one thing i forgot to mention is that i have two hard drives in raid 0...and also i tried putting in another hard drive with windows xp installed on it, A dual-boot system, with WIN_XP on C:, and Ubuntu on the secondary HDD.

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After changing the boot default to XP I restarted and it would fail with the 'error 13'.

Bought simple board with three RGB LEDs. CANADA Posts 6,746 Ubuntu "Error 13: Invalid or Unsupported Executable Format" I can't get my system to load Windows XP. Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up What is the solution for Error 13 invalid or unsupported executable format? It is just the XP that is not working, right?

Operating System: Boot files/dirs: /boot.ini /ntldr /NTDETECT.COM sdb1: _________________________________________________________________________ File system: ntfs Boot sector type: Windows XP Boot sector info: No errors found in the Boot Parameter Block. ADVERTISEMENT Installation :: Can't Boot Windows (GRUB) / Invalid Or Unsupported Executable Format? My stats: Dual-boot, WIN-XP is master (on C: drive) and Ubuntu (Gutsy) is on the slave/secondary HDD. useful reference Take out the CD....Puppy is running in memory.....CD is not needed.Your hard drives show up...

Windows is pointing to hd0,0 which is harddrive 1 and partition 1. Has someone any idee what can be done? Find the existing windows entry and then edit it to this: title Windows XP root (hd0,0) savedefault makeactive map (hd0) (hd1) map (hd1) (hd0) chainloader +1 Oh yeah, always be sure error 13: invalid or unsupported executable format This is a discussion on error 13: invalid or unsupported executable format within the Windows 7 , Windows Vista Support forums, part of the

View 1 Replies View Related OpenSUSE Install :: Cant Boot Xp - Invalid Or Unsupported Executable Format Chainloader +1 Sep 27, 2010 I was installing opensuse on the c partition and Operating System: Windows XP Boot files/dirs: /boot.ini /ntldr /NTDETECT.COM sdb2: _________________________________________________________________________ File system: ntfs Boot sector type: Windows XP Boot sector info: No errors found in the Boot Parameter Block. I originally installed windows XP on a 100gb hard drive, from there i downloaded and burnt ubuntu off so i could install it on my 200gb hard drive. As usual the OP has done most other posters have done, just reported the error and showed insufficient detail to enable others to fix it.

default 4 ## timeout sec # Set a timeout, in SEC seconds, before automatically booting the default entry # (normally the first entry defined). Than I began with set up of different Programms for windows, like WinRar, Avira Antivir ect... memtest86=true ## memtest86=false # memtest86=true ## should update-grub adjust the value of the default booted system ## can be true or false # updatedefaultentry=false ## should update-grub add savedefault to the User #122750 5418 posts xuhavon Whirlpool Forums Addict reference: whrl.pl/RbXEOf posted 2009-Jul-31, 11:56 am edited 2009-Jul-31, 12:15 pm ref: whrl.pl/RbXEOf posted 2009-Jul-31, 11:56 am (edited2009-Jul-31, 12:15 pm) Acronis and shadow

User #303025 3 posts strandman Forum Regular reference: whrl.pl/RbXAeK posted 2009-Jul-30, 1:07 am ref: whrl.pl/RbXAeK posted 2009-Jul-30, 1:07 am oops...... The easiest is to post the partition details by commands in Ubuntu terminal Code: sudo su fdisk -l The partition that has type 7, indicating it is a ntfs partition, and I Dual boot Ubuntu on master (sda1) and XP on slave (sda2) Both drives are PATA (aka ide, flat wide ribbon cable to motherboard).