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Re: Dual Booting Windows XP and Fedora FC2



I use a floppy disk to boot my Linux, leaving Windozes MBR there gives me
the easy option of removing the floppy when booting Win2k.

Banana.


----- Original Message -----
From: <akonstam trinity edu>
To: "For users of Fedora Core releases" <fedora-list redhat com>
Sent: Saturday, October 16, 2004 2:13 PM
Subject: Re: Dual Booting Windows XP and Fedora FC2


> On Fri, Oct 15, 2004 at 11:10:31PM +0200, Alexander Dalloz wrote:
> > Am Fr, den 15.10.2004 schrieb michael canetto bcbssc net um 22:46:
> >
> > > I have Installed Fedora, And then Installed Windows XP, onto another
> > > Partition on the same Machine, XP Overwrote the MBR, How do I Boot
> > > Fedora Now? And still Boot XP? The Docs say you can install XP after
> > > fedora and it will work.
> >
> > > Michael Canetto
> >
> > If you first install Windows[tm] and then Linux, this will work
> > instantly. What you now have to do is to boot with Fedora CD1 into
> > rescue mode, chroot /mnt/sysimage and run grub-install. This will again
> > place grub into the MBR.
> >
> > Alexander
> That is assuming that you have configured /etc/grub.conf to boot the
> XP.
> If not you may have to add a clause to the grub.conf. However in the
> future I agree it would all work better if you install the XP first.
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