[TriLUG] RH9 Dual Boot with Win98
ianmeyer at mac.com
Thu Aug 14 10:27:30 EDT 2003
im thinking that ill just wait for the next ncsulug installfest and get
her to tote the computer up to state and just do it there where i can
get some hands on help[ before i kill her computer on accident
On Thursday, August 14, 2003, at 9:14, Frye, Matthew wrote:
> I've done RH9 and Winders98, but on the same disk partitioned. Only
> I run into is Winders freezes up after I've been in RH9 before it.
> had time to troubleshoot that, otherwise the setup's grand.
>> From: Chris Bullock[SMTP:cgbullock at cox.net]
>> Reply To: Triangle Linux Users Group discussion list
>> Sent: Thursday, August 14, 2003 9:02 AM
>> To: Triangle Linux Users Group discussion list
>> Subject: Re: [TriLUG] RH9 Dual Boot with Win98
>> Never done it with RH9 or multiple HDs but I am currently dual booting
>> Mandrake 9.0 and Win98. I am sure it is simple to do, just when you
>> creating you partitions create a windows partition with a fat
>> filesystem. and be sure that your boot loader sees the windows share
>> while installing.
>> Ian Meyer wrote:
>>> Hello everyone. Here's what I've got. My mom has a very tempermental
>>> PC running Windoze98, and I happen to have a spare Hard Drive laying
>>> around. The HD is out of my iMac, but its a standard ATA66 IDE hard
>>> drive, but with two HFS+ partitions on it. Can I format it with the
>>> RH9 installer and then install RH9 on it?
>>> What I want to do past that is leave in her existing HD and use it
>>> just Windows (because she'll still be booting into it from time to
>>> time for some apps that she needs) and have the RH on the other drive
>>> and dual boot. I was thinking that it would be easiest to make the
>>> "new" hard drive the master and put the boot loader and stuff on it,
>>> and make the windows drive the slave, would that work?
>>> Is there anything else I need to know before I start doing this?
>>> Ian Meyer
>>> ianmeyer at mac.com
>>> ijmeyer at unity.ncsu.edu <-- New! WOOHOO!
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