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Old 01-28-2002, 05:24 PM   #1
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Have Linux Installed........Now....

I have Linux installed on another hard drive installed on my computer. Now my question is.......How do i add Linux to my boot menu that I have for 98/2000/XP?........or if i cant do it that way......can someone tell me how to configure a boot menu that will let me boot to Linux.....or if i dont select to boot to Linux, have it bring up the "normal" 98/2000/XP boot menu that is in the "boot.ini" file?..or...Is there any way to boot to a command prompt and start Linux manually?......Any help would be appreciated.....Thanks

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Old 01-28-2002, 05:55 PM   #2
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you should have had the option to install lilo, the linux boot manager given to you. it's certainly much prettier than the windows equivalent if you want it to be. if you've got it installed, you should be ok to read up a bit about it, and install it. as windows runs at a high lever (i.e. has less control over things) i don't *think* it's at all possible to boot your three M$ systems from ther unless they are on different drives.
Old 01-28-2002, 10:52 PM   #3
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well....i went ahead and reinstalled Linux on my second hard drive and all is well.......when the computer boots.....the Linux Boot Loader comes up.....and if I select "Linux" boots to Linux.........If I select "Windows" brings up my original 98/2000/XP boot menu.......EXCELLENT!!!!!!..........Thanks for all the help everyone!!!!......Now all I have to do is learn how to use the way......I am on Linux right now to post this message......

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