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I have Windows XP on my 120 gig HD and I just installed Red Hat Linux 8.0 on my new 80 gig HD. Everything went fine, but when I boot up my computer I get two choices, windows or linux.. If i choose windows, a black screen with only the words "Loading Windows XP" appear and stay forever...
I use LILO and I think that my boot config is bad or something, but I am *brand* new to linux, please explain in full detail how to configure lilo so i can boot into windows!
Open the file "/etc/lilo.conf" with an editor, cut the text from there, and paste it into your next reply here. Then we are (probably) able to help you.
(well, you don't HAVE to use an editor, you'r web-browser can open the file too..)
Well, if your shell looks similar to this:
then you are root
But if it is ie like:
like Mine is,
then you are a REGULAR user. Reg's have no permissions to
open or modify .conf files in /etc/, only root does. (type "whoami" to see it. )
You probably are logged in as a reg, so do a "su root", and type root's
passwd to get The PoWeR of God on your box.. =)