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Old 08-07-2003, 11:01 AM   #1
Shademeister
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WinXP/RH9 Dual Boot


I've seen this question answered before, but I think my problem is different.

First, I installed RH9, and then put XD2 on top. GRUB was installed as well, but wasn't neccessary because XD2 was the only OS at the time.

Until Now.

Now, I have WinXP on the second partition, and XD2 on the first. Well, when I boot up the machine, WinXP boots with no boot loader menu from GRUB or Windows.

How can I get any boot loader? I don't care which I use, I just want both OS's!

TIA...
 
Old 08-07-2003, 03:43 PM   #2
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Here is a link to RedHats guide on how to install grub.
 
Old 08-07-2003, 06:43 PM   #3
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I don't have to be booted in Linux to install that? Cuz I can only boot into Windows.
 
Old 08-07-2003, 10:59 PM   #4
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That's when a boot disk would've come in handy :P

I'm pretty sure you can boot off the CD somehow too, try inserting it and booting off it like you do to install and look around there. I'm a newb so this is just a temporary suggestion till someone smart can help you
 
Old 08-08-2003, 01:47 AM   #5
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Do you have a /boot partition? what are you running lilo or grub?
 
Old 08-08-2003, 09:49 AM   #6
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Quote:
Originally posted by Treat84
Do you have a /boot partition? what are you running lilo or grub?
I don't think so. I only specified one partition, and that was for the install. GRUB is the boot loader, but I think Windows put NTLDR on there when I installed it.

And I don't have a floppy drive, Awatto, so no boot dish will help
 
Old 08-08-2003, 10:35 AM   #7
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to dualboot with windows you need windows on /dev/hda1

linux you can put whereever you may wish.
 
Old 08-08-2003, 06:40 PM   #8
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have you tried a rescue off the disk?
 
  


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