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Old 03-29-2004, 10:41 AM   #1
Odd_Bloke
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Installing XP onto a FC1 box


I'm looking to install XP (I know, I know) onto my box, so I can play a few games. I currently run FC1, and I know that XP install will stomp all over my boot arrangements. How should I go about preventing or fixing this?

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Dan
 
Old 03-29-2004, 11:01 AM   #2
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You can't prevent XP from overwriting the MBR but it is easy to repair.

Boot the 1st install CD to rescue mode.
Enter the following commands at the prompt:
chroot /mnt/sysimage
grub-install

I do not run FC1 so I'm not aware of a menu to repair the boot loader.
 
  


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