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Old 08-22-2005, 05:49 PM   #1
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How to select Linux to boot

Just now i installed aLinux (from Peanut Linux) on one partition with ext2 format.
but now i cannot see any option to choose linux. right now i have dual boot system excluding linux (win XP and 2000). do you guys know how to boot linux in that case.
any help will appreciated.
Old 08-22-2005, 07:32 PM   #2
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Download the 3.7 version of smart boot manager from here:

Build a boot floppy with it and boot the machine. It will present you with a list of every partition in your machine.


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