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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 Thu, Nov 20, 2003 at 09:20:52AM -0800, Bryan Richter wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 08:51:27AM -0800, Rod Roark wrote:
> > 
> > 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.
> > 
> <stuff>
> > -- Rod
> If it makes a difference, Win2K doesn't have to be installed on the
> first drive. However, the first drive must indeed belong to windows.
> Once, I was installing win2k on the second half of a SCSI, and (without
> telling me much about it) it made a small partition at the beginning of
> my new, unpartitioned IDE disk. I think the partition was around 15Mb.
> Most recently, I installed win2k on hdb of a newer, bigger IDE, and

> since hda already existed and was unformatted, it went ahead and gave me

> FAT32 there. Luckily that wasn't too bad, since I am planning on
> installing Win98 on hda so I can play some of my ancient games (games

> that think Win2k is WinNT, and tell me they don't support WinNT). :) And
> yeah, I've tried running those games on WineX to no avail. I'm not an
> expert with Wine, really.
> -Bryan


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