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Old 10-24-2003, 08:12 AM   #1
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dual boot

unfortunately having loads of problems installing win2k and rh 9 on a 60gb hdd. I know this is about as straightforward as it gets, but after 5 days of getting things different ways round i am exasperated. I am using fdisk to format the drive, 20gb for the win2k, 10gb for fat32 and the rest for rh 9. i set the 20gb as active and the fat32 as extended logical drive d:
when i come to install rh 9 it just will not accept the partitions. I have tried other combinations but must be missing something really simple. Also - how do I "see" a second disk drive from linux? when i have managed to get it set up to some degree i cannot see past the primary mount "/" so don't understand how i can share between the OS 's
Thank you very much for considering this.
Old 10-24-2003, 08:31 AM   #2
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Have you tried leaving part of your drive blank. The when you run RH let it format that space. Oh...make sure you make the RH active. I have XP and RH on seperate hd's and if I make XP active then GRUB just sits there never loading anything. Hope this helps
Old 10-24-2003, 11:11 AM   #3
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Multibooting 2+ Operation systems
Old 10-24-2003, 02:29 PM   #4
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Thank you so much, that is indeed all very useful useable info! And I can even understand part of the guide!


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