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Old 09-24-2010, 11:48 AM   #1
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Duel boot on two hard drives with pre installed os


I lost two computers this summer, and want to place my xp harddrive in with my cpu running linux.

I have both drives in , and linux detects the windows drive.

Is it too late to make this a duel boot.?
all the duel boot threads, I searched start with a fresh install.
 
Old 09-24-2010, 11:53 AM   #2
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You are in good shape - make sure that the machine boots to linux by default.
Boot to linux and follow the instructions to add an entry for windows in the grub menu. You may have to hunt for the instructions ... for SUSE you'd probably go to YaST > Boot Loader.

http://forums.opensuse.org/english/g...grub-menu.html
 
Old 09-24-2010, 11:53 AM   #3
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You are in good shape - make sure that the machine boots to linux by default.
Boot to linux and follow the instructions to add an entry for windows in the grub menu. You may have to hunt for the instructions ... for SUSE you'd probably go to YaST > Boot Loader.

http://forums.opensuse.org/english/g...grub-menu.html
 
  


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