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Re: Dual boot fedora and windoz-xp



On 6 Oct 2006 at 1:28, John Bowden wrote:

> I have just installed Fedora on its own 40GB hard drive on a
> dual boot system. I told the installer to use the empty 40GB,
> (slave) and go for the default partition - lvm set up. Grub was
> installed on the master disk as for default. When I reboot I
> don't get any grub screen giving me a choice of o/s , it just
> goes straight into xp. Is there a key combination I can press to
> get into grub? I have been using Mandriva for about two years so
>  I'm not quite a Linux newbie, but I do not have much experience
> with Grub, as Mandriva uses Lilo. I rebooted with the Fedora
> core 5 DVD and went into the repair option, but not being a
> linux comand line expert could not do much with it. I typed
> grubconfig and got no recognised command. I then typed grub and
> got to a grub - bash like shell, after which typing grub help
> gave me a list of options none of which seemed to be much help
> to me as a Fedora / grub newbie! Can any one give me some
> advice?

I'm a Linux Newbie, period.  However, I did manage to get this aspect working and 
the following link helped me understand what I needed to do.

http://danleff.net/myarticles/fedorainstall/linuxinstallharddrives2.html

Just got my printer running through my SMC router/print server after a week and half 
of trial and error.  Next is getting my Haupagge PVR350 to work.  This one could be 
tough.

-- 
Andreas (Andy) Roddau
BitBuilt Software
http://www.bitbuilt.net

Misspelled? Impossible. My modem is error correcting!




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