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Old 05-16-2005, 11:56 PM   #1
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Post Drive Size


Installing SUSE i have 9gig free on the main HD and 15gig on a 2nd HD which is set at slave.

Windows XP Pro is running on the other part of the 1st HD and using storage on the 2nd HD.

Can I install suse on the 2nd HD and have the option to boot to either WinXpPro or Suse?

Thanks in advanced :-)
 
Old 05-17-2005, 12:03 AM   #2
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Yes, though there is a (slim) possibility that you may need to edit the boot loader files afterwards, if the SuSE installation doesn't insert the correct parameters. Usually a piece of cake though.

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Old 05-17-2005, 12:20 AM   #3
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Thanks I'll start the install now
 
Old 05-17-2005, 12:36 AM   #4
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Wow YaST is smart :-)
It did automaticly what I wanted after I freed up the drive space.

Thanks
 
Old 05-17-2005, 01:42 AM   #5
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So you can boot into Xp as well ? But yes, the SuSE installation gui is pretty well made.

Cheers,

mj
 
Old 05-17-2005, 02:13 AM   #6
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Spoke too soon... Grub Error? wtf?
 
Old 05-17-2005, 03:03 PM   #7
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More info needed...

Do you get the Grub error before the boot menu comes up (with the choice of SuSE & XP) or after ? If after, is it when you choose both SuSE & XP, or just one ? What is the error ?

Cheers,

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