Bios Mod but Grub reports "Loader"

Discussion in 'BIOS Mods' started by sparker1, May 30, 2010.

  1. sparker1

    sparker1 MDL Novice

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    Hi,

    I have hard modded the bios of my Asus P5QL-E (with a dell slic/cert) and successfully added windows 7. I now have a dual boot Ubuntu and Win 7 system all running well. However at the boot menu the Grub boot loader option states that windows 7 is a "Loader". I thought a bios mod would be a seamless change and not recognised so casually by say, a boot loader. Is there anything else that should have been done?
    Thanks to all the guys here who helped me get this done.
     
  2. NoJuan999

    NoJuan999 Experienced SLIC Tool Operator

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    Either you used a Loader that is still present on the System or GRUB is seeing Windows 7 Boot Manager as a Loader.
     
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  3. sparker1

    sparker1 MDL Novice

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    Hi NoJuan999; It must be the latter as I have never used a loader - brand new disk. Seems strange though since the boot manager of windows 7 should be seen as normal. The only change is the added slic table (Dell) to the Bios.
     
  4. NoJuan999

    NoJuan999 Experienced SLIC Tool Operator

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    It sounds like it is just the terminology used by GRUB because The Windows 7 Boot Manager "Loads" (i.e. Starts) Windows 7.
     
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  5. Daz

    Daz MDL Developer / Admin
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    It's the terminology. GRUB even without a "loader" installed names the Windows entry that way.
     
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  6. sparker1

    sparker1 MDL Novice

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    Hi Daz,

    Thanks. I did'nt know that..........along with a lot of other stuff.