Re: (no subject)
On Sun, 3 Dec 2000 22:07:10 +0000, Francis Irving said:
> This can be quite fiddly to do. If you're using Windows 95/98, you can
> configure Lilo (Linux Loader) to let you dual boot.
> If you're using Windows NT/2000 you may find you need to use the free
> program BootPart under NT to add an option to let it boot into Linux
> (depending on what order you install things and on what hard disks...)
> Have a look for a HOWTO on www.linuxdoc.org.
> There's nothing in the Debian installer yet to make all this easier for
> you (other distributions like Mandrake try to do it automatically, but
> sometimes get it wrong).
> As well as Lilo, you might want to look at GNU's bootloader GRUB. Its
> most visible advantage is that it can make prettier menus.
> On Sun, Dec 03, 2000 at 01:14:39PM -0500, SPEROLEEM@aol.com wrote:
> > is it possible to double boot windows and debian on a PIII pc, perhaps using
> > system commander?
Well if you want a debian installer now, just d/l Stormix hail
iso which is debian potato with Stormix installer and a few extras.
The Stormix installer will easily set up your dual boot with
lilo and a nice splash screen to boot from .
Then you can do all your apt-get update/install from any