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Old 07-07-2006, 11:11 AM   #1
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Redhat 9


Hi, lost touch with linux for 1 year.

Got a simple question here now.

Currently have a notebook with winxp installed. Gotta install redhat to dual boot without using lilo/grub, after that gotta erase redhat.

So I can just create new partition using partition magic then install redhat in the partition magic but don't install the bootloader instead? instead I create a floppy bootdisk? So everytime I need to boot redhat, I just insert the floppy?
 
Old 07-07-2006, 11:34 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by subaruwrx
Hi, lost touch with linux for 1 year.

Got a simple question here now.

Currently have a notebook with winxp installed. Gotta install redhat to dual boot without using lilo/grub, after that gotta erase redhat.

So I can just create new partition using partition magic then install redhat in the partition magic but don't install the bootloader instead? instead I create a floppy bootdisk? So everytime I need to boot redhat, I just insert the floppy?
That is totally fine. The only wrong thing I see is installing Redhat 9. It is very old and unsupported that is not even fun. Even when it was supported, it was not very good either, but hey, that's your choice ^^
 
Old 07-07-2006, 11:35 AM   #3
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I still don't get why you want to install Red Hat and then go and uninstall it .
 
Old 07-09-2006, 12:50 AM   #4
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I have some personal reasons to use redhat 9. Thanks for the advise though.

Anyway, is there any new or updated repository for redhat 9?
 
Old 07-09-2006, 12:57 AM   #5
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But why do you want to install it and then erase it?

You won't get normal updates from Red Hat or anywhere else, I don't think. The Fedora Legacy project provides security updates/bug fixes for Red Hat 9, though: http://www.fedoralegacy.org/updates/RH9/.
 
  


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