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Old 07-12-2004, 11:42 PM   #1
zachandsuch
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Installing SuSE while running XP


Basically - I have a SuSE CD, a pc with one hard drive using windows XP, and another blank hard drive which i intend to install linux on ... I have no idea how to start ... I want to be able to dual boot...can anybody guide me as to how to start?


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ZACH
 
Old 07-13-2004, 12:44 AM   #2
Burzenlite
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Dual problem

Ya,

i didn't see mention what distribution you are using, but I have xp and suse 9.0 dual boot on a 10gig using the grub install. Now if you have linux on separate hardrive then you could boot linux from a floppy. example:

1. install linux on hardrive

2. Then from linux make boot floppy

keep in mind there are lots of linux/ms configurations for dual boot, hope this helps.
 
Old 07-13-2004, 07:20 AM   #3
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There's absolutely NO problem !!!!
Just Install Linux on your blank partition and the installer will do the rest...
It will find automatically your windoze partition nd add it in your grub boot menu.

Just install it, it will work.....

Bye Kess...
 
  


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