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Old 09-01-2004, 07:40 AM   #1
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How to install two os at a computer?


I have two harddisk, i called it is "A" & "B", hd A had installed winxp sp1, hd B upcoming install linux-debian, how to install debian at hd B and when start up the computer, has a choice which os do i start up?
 
Old 09-01-2004, 07:49 AM   #2
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Hi,

Well you just need to boot on your second hard drive (BIOS Setting) and then Debian's bootloader (which is lilo by default and you have to configure it) will do the work.

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Old 09-01-2004, 01:51 PM   #3
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mathsniper; oliv is right however make sure via bios to configure 1st boot &
2nd otherwise u may not have either booting when u want. its not tricky but do take care with bios, carefully,slowly choose ,enter each one & save and exit when done. restart & viola dual boot with both hdd.
 
Old 09-02-2004, 07:34 AM   #4
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my file from cd
http://www.qoos.com/bbs/attachments/...78mAmPT6Pj.jpg
my HD setting, BIOS: first boot from cd, second boot from hd 1, why can't running?
http://www.qoos.com/bbs/attachments/...HfkE4Ca0nT.jpg
 
Old 09-02-2004, 07:37 AM   #5
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mathsniper; oliv is right however make sure via bios to configure 1st boot &
2nd otherwise u may not have either booting when u want. its not tricky but do take care with bios, carefully,slowly choose ,enter each one & save and exit when done. restart & viola dual boot with both hdd.
thank your suggestion. but can't boot my cd... why?
 
Old 09-02-2004, 08:27 AM   #6
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have anyone tell me why can't boot from cd????
 
Old 09-02-2004, 08:35 AM   #7
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Make sure u have in bios set 1.floppy 2 CD rom 3 HD and so on
From Linux CD not always the cd1 will boot, then try cd2 and change to cd1 when asked

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Old 09-02-2004, 09:00 AM   #8
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mathsniper,
if you ever have to start with 2 formatted hd, make sure you install any microsoft os before unix (save yourself the pain)


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