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Old 08-04-2005, 05:02 AM   #1
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Dual boot winxp/vector w/ lilo

Hey, I'm kinda new to this and have a problem with dual booting..

I Had Winxp installed and decided to install vector (slackware) well I added a partition for vector 5.1 and installed it after that I installed Lilo to my MBR, however Lilo doesn't recognize WinXP, and only finds vector..

right now my partitions are
1 ntfs
2 ext3 (bootable)
3 swap

any help would be appreciated...

Old 08-04-2005, 05:07 AM   #2
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Lilo should see XP. The first things that come to mind are you should make your NTFS partition bootable and install Lilo in the MBR, or perhaps your version of Lilo is too old. If the first suggestion doesn't work, try updating Lilo.

Let us know what happens!

Good Luck!

Last edited by Charred; 08-04-2005 at 05:11 AM.
Old 08-04-2005, 05:36 AM   #3
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wow i'm an idiot.. it worked thanks


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