Running Linux and want to make a Daul Boot with XP
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You're going to lose your Linux bootloader when you install XP (the XP bootloader will automatically overwrite it, and XP doesn't know or care that you want to dual-boot with Linux), so you won't be able to boot into Linux until you repair it. Before installing XP, make sure to make a boot floppy, get a LiveCD distro like SLAX, Knoppix, Mepi,s or MandrakeMove, or read up on how to use the Slack install CD as a rescue disk to repair the bootloader so you can boot both systems normally.
Yes, that is simple-- as long as you know what chroot is and how to use it. Which many new users don't. Which is why I suggested that w0lv3rin3 find out (man chroot will do) before s/he needs to use it (because XP is installed and Linux can't be booted anymore). You'd also need to chroot from a LiveCD, but not from a boot floppy, which is why I suggested all three alternatives, so that w0lv3rin3 could use whatever option was best suited to his/her level of experience.
But it's good that w0lv3rin3 doesn't have to go trawling through How-To's now to find out how to use the Slack CD to repair LiLO (assuming s/he is using LiLO and not GRUB).