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



On Wednesday 19 November 2003 10:09 am, Rod Roark wrote:
...
> > 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.

And if you are uncomfortable with that, I'm pretty sure
there's a way to get Win2K to boot up alternative OS's.
I've done that in the past with NT, anyway.  You'll probably
find the info in one of the HOWTOs at www.tldp.org.

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