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I decided i wanted linux on a dual boot on my Duron 900. So i got partition magic and resized my 10gig NTFS partition to 6gig leaveing the rest for linux. so i then went and installed linux and it did not want to add Win2k to LILO so I decided i would not install lilo and just use the boot disk. It installed fine and ran well. Then I rebooted into win2k and got new hardware found "generic volume" so i go through and install this whatever it is and the attempt to open my tv tuner software and i get "cannot open graph" so I attempt to log out and then i again and then i get a BSOD. So i then restore a ghost image and here I am. any suggestions as to what happened? how do i get linux to run with win2k? why did it not detect it and add it to LILO?
WHile installing Linux, you get to a point where it asks for boot
loader configurations. I have seen that to be a little tricky.
You had followed proper procedures.
Once you install Linux (again), you can enter teh follwoing
at the end of lilo.conf
and from shell prompt execute "#lilo" or "#lilo -r /", and you
should be all set. Another threads in today's newbie section
essentially seeks to do the same as you do. You can closely
watch that thread too.
If you plan to install full RH, it installs in about 1.7 GB. So you can
keep about 4GB for Linux.
I also suggest you use FAT32 for Win2k. That way you can access
the W2k partitions from Linux (in case if you have your mp3
music on w2k).