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Old 02-14-2004, 07:32 PM   #1
blu_la
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Exclamation Multiboot HEEEEELP


Logicaly I am a . I really need help with Multiboot With windows XP and linux. I cannot find any website that can explain it good.Does anyone know what to do. Remember i do not know ANYTHING so explain very detailed. I apreciate your help
 
Old 02-14-2004, 07:50 PM   #2
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very basically, you just set aside a chunk of hard drive space -- either a partition or an entire separate hard disk -- and use it for linux. that designated space will be divided into its own linux partitions. then you write a boot loader (usually either lilo or grub) to the master boot record, and when your computer starts up that kicks in and allows you to pick which OS you want to boot.

can you provide information on your hard drives and what distro you intend to use?
 
Old 02-14-2004, 08:27 PM   #3
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I have two hard disk drives one is (C) is 49 GB. (D) is 5 GB. I am tring to use ARK Linux. Or is there a better ine you know of? If you want any more info tell me. Oh yeah, were do i find LILO??? I found grub. What program is easier to use??

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Old 03-27-2004, 04:12 AM   #4
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I would strongly recommend GRUB because of all of its advanced features. You can view more info using
$ info grub

I would recommend Red Hat Linux 9.0 (I am using this one currently , so maybe I will be able to help you out better .

Karan
 
  


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