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Old 02-03-2004, 07:02 PM   #1
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Dual Booting


I onced tryed to dual boot before when I had red hat and I lost comeplete access in the end. Windows boot desktop couldn't even find it. This was with the boot loader with red hat. I am wondering how do I dual boot with Windows 2000 and slackware. I would like to leave the Windows boot loader if all possible is there an option to do this in the installation?
 
Old 02-03-2004, 07:07 PM   #2
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you could skip the lilo installation, and, make a boot disk. when you want to boot to slack just pop in the boot disk. hope that helps.
good luck.
 
Old 02-03-2004, 07:42 PM   #3
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Is lilo the boot loader? How do I skip it?
 
Old 02-03-2004, 08:03 PM   #4
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During the Slackware Linux installation, skip the bootloader (lilo) installation or install it to a floppy. You can use the Windows bootloader to boot later.
 
Old 02-03-2004, 09:51 PM   #5
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Can I make a boot disk before the installation. My laptop has it so I would have to switch from cd-rom to floppy but I don't think there is a safe way to pull it out well installing. Can I make a boot disk before?
 
Old 02-03-2004, 10:02 PM   #6
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I found out I can boot from the cd.
 
Old 02-04-2004, 08:12 AM   #7
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I haven't done it, but, in other bootloader searches, I have come across many pages that explain now to add Linux to NTLoader. I've neevr done it, as it seemed that it'd be easier and quicker to access the Linux (or *BSD...) loader if something went wrong. Good luck.
 
Old 02-04-2004, 12:26 PM   #8
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See this for using ntldr:
http://www.linuxsolved.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=125
 
  


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