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Old 10-18-2004, 04:52 AM   #1
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Unhappy Cannot select Fedora 2 on Fedora 2 and Windows XP Dual Boot


Hi,

Can anyone tell me how to boot Fedora Core 2 on a Windows XP and Fedora 2 dual boot PC.
Whenever I start up my PC, XP loads straight away. There is no option to load Linux. I installed Linux this morning, following advice from 'Fedora Linux 2 for Dummies'. I selected no boot loader to be installed, and selected Windows as the default OS. Can anyone tell me how to load Linux or make a Linux boot disk.

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Old 10-19-2004, 07:58 AM   #2
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With early copies of Fedora Core2 there was a bug in the installation where you could not boot into Windows after Install.
This has been fixed . i would sujjest you start over reinstall Fedora following all the default Settings and you should be sweet. If after reinstall you have problems please post and i will help

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Old 10-21-2004, 03:58 AM   #3
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Thanks Very Much!

Just before I reinstall Fedora 2, how do I boot windows if I leave Fedora at default settings?
 
Old 10-21-2004, 04:22 AM   #4
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As you follow through the install process providing you dont change any of the options you will see a message choose default login it should read something like linux wich is ticked & other dont change any thing at this point accept defaults.If this still has a problem after install we can get you back into windows if you have your windows installatiom cd without loosing your data in windows .

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Old 11-03-2004, 11:40 PM   #5
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sharkee

since you have both suse and fc can you be more verbose on the fix. I will then add your aussie details to my grub file and in the meantime heres the little that I do know
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=238557
 
Old 11-05-2004, 02:10 AM   #6
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I boot a little different to most. Ihave Xp and mandrake on the MBR which gives me those 2 choices then i have Fedora & Suse on the the relative partirion for each distro .So to get to Fedora or Suse i boot to mandrake then boot from there. The reasons for this is because Mandrake & Xp are my main uses and i play around with the others so if i stuff them up i can still get to Xp or Mandrake

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Old 11-05-2004, 08:49 PM   #7
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umm, do you mean you have grub in mbr with entries for xp and mdk and the other entries chainload grub on their partitiions for FC and suse?
 
  


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