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Old 01-24-2008, 11:38 AM   #1
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Installing from an ISO on a partion


Hello,

About a month ago I started gaming again and needed XP. But now I want to get back to Linux but still want to game. I have 3 "drives", one hard drive with 2 partitions and another hard drive with a bunch of Linux ISOs. I know there is a way to install onto one of the partitions on the first hard drive using ISOs from the other hard drive. I've searched and just become more confused. Any help?
 
Old 01-24-2008, 12:33 PM   #2
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to the best of my knowledge it is possible, but not without jumping through a series of hoops. what you may want to do is burn one of the iso's to a disk. boot from that and install on one of the other available partitions. both LiLo and grub can boot to windows w/o any trouble. and then once linux is booted those M$ partition(s) can be mounted so you can get to your data on them.
 
Old 01-24-2008, 12:45 PM   #3
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installing from an iso

Symantec has a program called Ghost.

With Ghost you can make the same install over and over again

Result all the pc has the program

May be this program is use full for you


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Old 01-25-2008, 10:49 AM   #4
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Alright. I guess I will have to burn this ISO at work as my drive isn't working as it should. Thanks for all your help.
 
  


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