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Old 11-08-2001, 03:42 PM   #1
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dual booting with with Win XP

Hey just wondering if anyone has dual booted with Win Xp and linux yet, i havn't seen anything online yet. Wanted to know how you did it if anyone has had success.

Old 11-08-2001, 04:06 PM   #2
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there are SHEDLOADS of questions and solutions about it on this site, just search.
Old 01-16-2002, 07:43 AM   #3
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Unhappy I doubut it

I highly doubt that u can dual boot XP and linux...for this 1 reason....on the computers that i see have XP have anoter partition for system files which is a logical parition. Linux uses the logical partition to boot which upon instalation it will over write the system files...therefore crashing Win XP....
Old 01-16-2002, 09:26 AM   #4
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Actually, I'm running an XP/linux dual boot system now. I installed WinXP but left 15G unpartitioned. After I d'lded and burned the slackware 8.0 ISO, I rebooted off the CD and voila! linux/winXP system.
Old 01-16-2002, 10:50 AM   #5
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I used partition magic - not a good idea at the time to partition a ext2 drive which linux could be installed onto. After many problems - resetiing during a partition i managed to get everything back to normal. Linux Mandrake 8.0 got installed onto the 2nd partition and there you go.



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