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Old 10-23-2003, 06:20 PM   #1
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Dual Boot Question

I have a laptop that I had successfully got RH9 and XP installed on. I've been thinking about moving to Mandrake completely so I installed Mandrake on the XP partition. It's using LILO for the boot manager, and RH was using grub. But now I'm only booting to the Mandrake partition with no choice.

I wasn't ready to completely move, so is there a way to edit something in Mandrake for it to show my RedHat boot option?

Old 10-23-2003, 06:54 PM   #2
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Nevermind, I decided to go ahead and put RH9 on it completely. But if someone knows the answer would you mind posting it anyway for future reference?

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did you erase the xp partition, i guess what i'm asking is do you only have rh9 and mandrake installed?
sorry iwas too late. good luck.

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Old 10-23-2003, 10:57 PM   #4
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Mandrake has replaced the RedHat master boot with its private "lilo" boot.
You add entries to the "lilo.conf" file for both the XP and RedHat partitions.
I assume you didn't erase any data from the actual partition file systems.

(Once you boot the new RedHat entry you could reinstate the master "grub".
You would then need to add entries to "grub.conf" for Mandrake and XP.)


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