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Old 01-06-2003, 09:01 PM   #1
DMBand8700
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seperate disk install of Mandrake 9.0


I'm new to linux so i have one question. I'm running windows xp on my master hard drive, if i install another harddrive can i run linux off of that one or does it have to boot of the master, (i.e. can i have each operating system on its own disk)

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Old 01-06-2003, 09:11 PM   #2
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Sure, actually when you dual boot, Windows is the one that doesn't like to be nothing but on the primary drive so you shouldn't have any problems installing Linux on its own drive.
 
Old 01-06-2003, 09:28 PM   #3
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thanks alot for your help, i really can't wait to get linux installed and start learning.
 
Old 01-06-2003, 09:51 PM   #4
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No problem, feel free to come back if you have any other questions or run into any problems.

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