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Old 06-16-2004, 07:53 PM   #1
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FC 2 and Debian and XP dual boot?

Can you have a FC 2 and Debian and XP dual boot?
If so how?
Old 06-16-2004, 08:26 PM   #2
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yes. First create a partition for Winxp and install Winxp.

Next install Debian and make it not do any boot loader stuff

Next instal FC2 and have it install a bootloader in the mbr and have it point to all the different partitions.
Old 06-16-2004, 11:26 PM   #3
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The above method works.
Also,there is a very easy to use ,free, 3rd party boot manager software --GAG, (300KB or so).Dont install any bootloader
for any of the 2 distros.As said first install XP.You can try out GAG then itself, by creating a key for /B:.You can install the linux distros 1 by 1 , without their boot loader and create keys for each of their /boot partitions.


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