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Re: [vox-tech] dual booting with win2k woes
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Re: [vox-tech] dual booting with win2k woes



Not when you run it the second time... you gotta remove the original
backup first if you want to save the new image.

-Mark


On Wed, 19 Nov 2003, Rod Roark wrote:

> On Wednesday 19 November 2003 09:50 am, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > On Wed 19 Nov 03,  8:51 AM, Rod Roark <rod@sunsetsystems.com> said:
> > > On Wednesday 19 November 2003 08:34 am, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > > ...
> > > > 1. system already had linux on hda and hdb
> > > > 2. unplugged hda and hdb completely.
> > > > 3. installed a new hdc.
> > > > 3. installed win2k on hdc.
> > > > 4. plugged hda and hdb back in.
> > > > 5. added this to lilo.conf and ran lilo:
> > >
> > > Dunno about Win2K but in my experience Windows wants to be
> > > on the first drive.  Try cabling the Windows disk as hda and
> > > see if it boots up.
> > >
> > > If so, then the remaining task is to set up Linux as hdb and
> > > hdc (make a boot diskette, change /etc/fstab, etc.), and
> > > install lilo onto hda.
> > >
> > > -- Rod
> >
> > ok, i didn't know that; i'll give it a try.  since i may be writing lilo
> > into the MBR on the drive with windows, i'd like to make a backup, just
> > in case.  what's the dd command to that?
> >
> > dd if=/dev/hda of=boot.bak bs=????
>
> lilo saves the original boot sector for you.  man lilo for
> details.
>
> -- Rod
>
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