Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.


  Search this Thread
Old 08-05-2006, 07:12 PM   #1
Registered: Feb 2006
Posts: 57

Rep: Reputation: 15
Dual Boot Fedora and Windows

I am trying to have two 300 hard drives, 1 will boot fedora the other Windows, I was just wondering what is the best software to dual boot? thanks.
Old 08-05-2006, 10:31 PM   #2
Senior Member
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: Perth, Western Australia
Distribution: Ubuntu, Debian, Various using VMWare
Posts: 2,088

Rep: Reputation: 62
To dual boot, install Windows on one drive and leave the other one untouched.

Install Fedora, and it will detect Windows and install the GRUB bootloader to the MBR of the 1st hard drive.

I hope this helps
PS: In future, try better thread titles - "Dual Boot Fedora and Windows" would be better.
Old 08-06-2006, 02:38 AM   #3
LQ Guru
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: N. E. England
Distribution: Fedora, CentOS, Debian
Posts: 16,298

Rep: Reputation: 77
PS: In future, try better thread titles - "Dual Boot Fedora and Windows" would be better.
I've edited the thread title so that it shows what the question is about.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Dual boot -fedora core 4 and windows xp- problem booting from windows xp cd r_desu Linux - Newbie 4 06-17-2007 04:33 PM
dual boot Fedora 5 64 and windows otto k Fedora 16 08-10-2006 05:22 PM
Cannot select Fedora 2 on Fedora 2 and Windows XP Dual Boot RThomson Fedora - Installation 6 11-05-2004 08:49 PM
Dual boot with Fedora and Windows sofiane Fedora - Installation 1 09-20-2004 11:46 AM
Trying to dual boot Windows XP w/ Fedora C1 HyperSonicSP Linux - General 2 06-10-2004 01:12 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:53 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration