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Old 02-15-2003, 07:08 AM   #1
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Win98/Slackware 8.1 boot


Alright, I have installed linux on a few systems for people while they were gone and all, but never have I installed Linux onto my personal system until lately due to I have wanted to for a long time, and i cannot remove Win98... it's all my parents know how to use, and they don't want to learn anything about a whole new O/S. The problem I had came across was a problem with the paritition... when I started my computer and it tried to boot from the C: drive it wouldn't boot because of partition problems... I believe it is because I created a Slackware /boot partition... and I am not sure whether Slackware needs this partition or not... if it doesn't and all i need to do is make a LILO disk to put into my floppy drive for my comp than i may be able to get this done sooner than I think... otherwise... any suggestions?

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Old 02-15-2003, 07:29 AM   #2
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I have realized how much of a moron I am... the boot area isn't on a seperate partition so i don't need that partition and i can install LILO to floppy so i can run win98 without boot problems and just stick the floppy disk in to run slackware... =/
sorry to botther everyone with my most moronic questions...
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Old 02-17-2003, 04:17 PM   #3
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Thats not a moronic question
its a n00b question =)

A moronic question is Whats the best distro?"

Its Slackware!!!duuh
 
Old 02-17-2003, 09:06 PM   #4
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LoL... yeah... well I've got it all running including the net on it, so yeah... *shrugs* now alls i need is a bigger harddrive so i could actually install some games... LoL... anyways thx for the very so much useful help
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