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Old 07-13-2003, 01:37 PM   #1
kid12
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linux booting through win2k


helo
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I need help on dual booting. Giving details as below

I have two Harddisk

60 GB primary Master installed with win98 & Redhat linux 8

20 GB primar slave installed with windows 2000

I want to boot linux from windows 2000 (boot from NTLDR)

by modifiing lilo.conf ; installed lilo on bootdrive (ie. lilo -v)

content of lilo.conf are here

prompt
timeout=50
default=lin
boot=/dev/hda5
map=/boot/map
install=/boot/boot.b
# message=/boot/message
linear

image=/boot/vmlinuz-2.4.18-24.8.0
label=lin
root =/dev/hda5
initrd=/boot/initrd-2.4.18-24.8.0.img
read-only
append="hdc=ide-scsi root=LABEL=/"

other=/dev/hda1
optional
label=win


I created boot image by using dd commnad

dd if=/dev/hda5 of=/bootsect.lnx bs=512 count=1

& copied this image to Win2k partation.

updateed my boot.ini file
by inserting sentance
c:\bootsect.lnx = "linux"


with this I am not able to boot into linux

will anybody plz Help me

thanks
 
Old 07-14-2003, 07:08 PM   #2
Mathieu
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Question Good question

I never tried it, but I know it is possible. I have seen other posts on the internet concerning this question

I have these two links in my bookmark, hope it helps.

http://www.linuxgazette.com/issue36/larriera.html
http://jaeger.morpheus.net/linux/ntldr.php

You may find more on Google Linux
http://www.google.ca/linux
 
Old 07-14-2003, 08:33 PM   #3
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Wow, I think that google linux will change my life. Thanks a whole lot, I didn't even know it existed
 
  


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