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Old 08-28-2003, 10:40 PM   #1
elliott1357
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Question newbie installed linux twice


I installed red hat 9 twice on a dual boot system so now i have my win2k and 2 installations of linux, how can i uninstall one of the linux installations?
 
Old 08-28-2003, 10:53 PM   #2
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as root:

cfdisk /dev/hda


then delete the partition it is on.

To remove the entry from LILO or GRUB:

pico /etc/grub.conf or
pico /etc/lilo.conf

and remove the entries, its pretty straitforward.

If you use LILO, be sure to run "/sbin/lilo" after editing.

If you dont have PICO, you can use a harder editor like "vi" or "emacs" or "vim"
 
Old 08-28-2003, 11:10 PM   #3
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thankyou ill try it
 
  


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