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Old 08-20-2008, 09:41 PM   #1
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Question Problems to be anticipated by using dual boot option

Iam totally new to linux.I want to use fedora7 along with windows xp on my 200 GB hard drive with 2 GB ram.Will a dual boot arrangement of windows and linux work properly.Kindly enlighten me
Old 08-20-2008, 10:44 PM   #2
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first do not use fedora 7 it has past it's end of life and there is NO support for 7
install fedora 8 or 9
there are two ways to install in a duel boot setup
1) use the linux grub boot loader to boot both fedora and windows
normal regular install
2) use the windows boot loader to boot both
i use method 2 it makes my life easer when dealing with Microsoft


boot, dual

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