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Old 08-31-2002, 10:13 PM   #1
aaronluke
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WinXP + RH 7.3


I formatted my drive c: and installed win XP Home..LILO isnt showing up..How do I run RH linux now????? and if i want to format my e: drive (Linux) and convert it baack to fat 32 thru WinXP or DOS.. or proggy..how to do it..plz reply to both the questions thanx
 
Old 08-31-2002, 10:21 PM   #2
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Do you have a boot diskette for RH? If you do, you can boot from it to linux. As for going back to FAT32 from linux native (ext3, ext2, reiserFS, etc) all the tools you need is your WinXP install CD, it should identify linux partitions (at least Win2K boot diskettes do) in the step of choosing where to put Windows, you can convert linux partitions to FAT32 or NTFS at that point, just boot from the CD, go through the boot process, reformat your linux partitions and quit setup.
 
Old 08-31-2002, 10:36 PM   #3
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Hey man thanks!, i just realized you live in brookyln hey man im from staten island, i saw the first game brooklyn cyclones against staten island yankees, yankees won
 
Old 09-01-2002, 09:22 PM   #4
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I multi-boot Linux, 2k & XP. I don't use lilo on MBR, rather on root part. of Linux. You should install lilo on the latter. like /dev/hda2

# After you installed XP on /dev/hda1
# & Linux with lilo on /dev/hda2
#
# Replace /dev/hda2 if need be
#
Boot Linux & open terminal
dd if=/dev/hda2 of=boot.lnx bs=512 count=1
cp boot.lnx /mnt/floppy
Boot XP
copy boot.lnx c:\
edit boot.ini
After multi(0)..., add a new line
C:\boot.lnx="linux"
Reboot
 
  


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