[TriLUG] RH9 Dual Boot with Win98
Matthew.Frye at rexhealth.com
Thu Aug 14 09:14:37 EDT 2003
I've done RH9 and Winders98, but on the same disk partitioned. Only problem
I run into is Winders freezes up after I've been in RH9 before it. Haven't
had time to troubleshoot that, otherwise the setup's grand.
> From: Chris Bullock[SMTP:cgbullock at cox.net]
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> Sent: Thursday, August 14, 2003 9:02 AM
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> 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 are
> 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 for
> > 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?
> > TIA
> > Ian Meyer
> > ianmeyer at mac.com
> > ijmeyer at unity.ncsu.edu <-- New! WOOHOO!
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