Given that I have zero/zilch/I got notin' Linux experience except to curse
Lilo and Grub's bootloaders when they get in the way of trying to get into
setup on an XP repair install, it's fitting that I give you this link: http://www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=220452
"Bernie" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> In case you didn't see the "Oops" thread I recently installed Ubuntu on to
> a third partition, restarted and booted into Vista and then attempted to
> restart to go into XP and then to Ubuntu. When restarting after a
> successful boot into Vista I found the MBR to be buggered. The machine
> went through POST and then got upset about something in the MBR and just
> kept restarting and getting to this same point.
> So I used fixmbr and got back XP and Vista. I still want to fix it so I
> can triple boot but would like to know what wrecked the MBR and how I can
> avoid it preferably without removing the XP/Vista drive.
> Once I've done that I'll ask about seeing Linux partitions from XP/Vista
> and vice versa :-)