Re: Dual Booting Windows XP and Fedora FC2

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On Sat, Oct 16, 2004 at 05:13:19PM +0100, Ben Arnold wrote:
> I use a floppy disk to boot my Linux, leaving Windozes MBR there gives me
> the easy option of removing the floppy when booting Win2k.
> 
> Banana.
> 
That is certainly a solution but it seems not the best one since grub
will double boot these as indicated in previous messages.
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <[email protected]>
> To: "For users of Fedora Core releases" <[email protected]>
> Sent: Saturday, October 16, 2004 2:13 PM
> Subject: Re: Dual Booting Windows XP and Fedora FC2
> 
> 
> > On Fri, Oct 15, 2004 at 11:10:31PM +0200, Alexander Dalloz wrote:
> > > Am Fr, den 15.10.2004 schrieb [email protected] um 22:46:
> > >
> > > > I have Installed Fedora, And then Installed Windows XP, onto another
> > > > Partition on the same Machine, XP Overwrote the MBR, How do I Boot
> > > > Fedora Now? And still Boot XP? The Docs say you can install XP after
> > > > fedora and it will work.
> > >
> > > > Michael Canetto
> > >
> > > If you first install Windows[tm] and then Linux, this will work
> > > instantly. What you now have to do is to boot with Fedora CD1 into
> > > rescue mode, chroot /mnt/sysimage and run grub-install. This will again
> > > place grub into the MBR.
> > >
> > > Alexander
> > That is assuming that you have configured /etc/grub.conf to boot the
> > XP.
> > If not you may have to add a clause to the grub.conf. However in the
> > future I agree it would all work better if you install the XP first.
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> > Aaron Konstam
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> >
> >
> >
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