Dual Boot on Separate Hard Drives?
I just built a new computer and it has 2 - Western Digital 120gB hard drives. I have configured it so that each drive is independent (no Raid array) and installed Window$ XP Pro on Drive C:
I'd like to install Red Hat 8.0 (I use a 3D software application package and they only support RH 7.3 or 8.0) on the other hard drive and have a dual boot system.
What I'm curious to know is how I would configure to have the option to then boot to Linux when I want? If it's on drive "F:" say, would I need a boot image floppy, then boot that way? Or would the GRUB loader jump in and give me the option to boot to drive C: [Window$ XP] or drive F: [Linux]
My intention is to learn Linux well enough to make a transition over to the free world, but I can't afford to invest all my time learning a new o/s right now, so I want to ease into it.
Also, this is all set up as NTFS files. I do want to create a shareable space for work files. Any suggestions/direction in this will be duely appreciated.
Thanx for your timely assistance in this matter.
Last edited by theonlylivinggo; 02-26-2004 at 08:19 AM.