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Old 11-14-2002, 06:52 PM   #1
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problem bootiong with mandrake linux 9.0 and windows xp

I just redid my comp and decidced to give linux a try so i d/led mandrake 9.0 and installed it onto my extra harddrive. Now the problem is wheni turn on my comp it never goes to a boot screen it goes striaght to windows xp, as if i never installed mandrake at all.

How can i setup the boot screen for both windows xp and mandrake linux?
Old 11-14-2002, 08:01 PM   #2
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If you installed mandy on the second hardrive, where did you install grub/lilo? If you installed grub/lilo on /dev/hdb and you are booting to the first harddrive (set in bios), then you will not see the grub/lilo screen.

Boot "linux rescue" off the cd and chroot into your mandy installation. Then configure grub/lilo to install on /dev/hda.


Enter your system BIOS and set the first boot device to the second IDE drive.



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