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Old 03-15-2014, 12:25 PM   #1
trist007
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a question on dual boots...


I have a computer that had Windows 8.1 preinstalled. I install Slackware64 14.1 off dvd media. It recognized that the computer was running EFI and installed elilo and slackware boots just fine. However, how do I boot back into Windows 8.1? What needs to be configured?

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Old 03-15-2014, 12:32 PM   #2
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Here is more information on the matter. I have two hard disks /dev/sda and /dev/sdb.

I simply added a new hard disk /dev/sdb and just installed Slackware on this hard drive. Only thing the Slackware installer did was update /boot/efi to include the Slackware entry.

/dev/sda

Part. # Size Partition Type Partition Name
----------------------------------------------------------------
1007.0 KiB free space
1 500.0 MiB EFI System EFI system partition
2 40.0 MiB Unknown Basic data partition
3 128.0 MiB Microsoft reserved Microsoft reserved partition
4 490.0 MiB Windows RE Basic data partition
5 473.1 GiB Microsoft basic data Basic data partition
449.2 GiB free space
6 8.1 GiB Windows RE Microsoft recovery partition
1007.5 KiB free space

/dev/sdb

Part. # Size Partition Type Partition Name
----------------------------------------------------------------
3.0 KiB free space
1 235.0 GiB Linux filesystem root
2 3.5 GiB Linux swap swap
 
Old 03-15-2014, 03:44 PM   #3
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Ah got this one. I can select which OS to boot from the BIOS.
 
  


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