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Old 12-14-2002, 03:02 PM   #1
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boot manager

i have tri boot winxp pro-winxp home-RH linux 8.0 and i have it set to boot into linux grub where i can choose either linux or dos which brings me to winxp choices. my question is if i change this to dos default, will i be able to change it back? also does anyone know of a good yet simple boot manager that will recognize these os and give me boot options? ok well i sure apprec any help as i am real nuwb.
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the default just is what is selected after the timeout,
so yes you can change it back. i love boot managers.

from the freebsd site.

8.9. How do I boot FreeBSD and Linux using BootEasy?

Install LILO at the start of your Linux boot partition instead of in the Master Boot Record. You can then boot LILO from BootEasy.

If you're running Windows-95 and Linux this is recommended anyway, to make it simpler to get Linux booting again if you should need to reinstall Windows95 (which is a Jealous Operating System, and will bear no other Operating Systems in the Master Boot Record).


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Old 12-14-2002, 07:04 PM   #3
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thanx whansard that info was very helpful in solving my boot dilema, now if only someone knew if RH linux 8.0 could support a usb hooke router? hmm... been on this one for 4 days now but still no connection.


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