Re: etch + xp
On Sun, Sep 30, 2007 at 09:41:48AM -0300, Marcelo Chiapparini wrote:
> I am running etch in a machine with two HDs. Etch is running in the
> master HD (hdc), the second HD (hdd), the slave, is empty. In the second
> hd (hdd) I need to install windows xp. I wonder how to do that in order
> to get a dual boot system, managed by grub. The bios let me define the
> HD from which the system boots. Now the bios is configured to boot from
> hdc, where etch (and grub) resides: hdc-hdd. Due that during the install
> of xp the system re-boots several times from the HD, I wonder if I can
> install xp on hdd simply inverting the boot sequence: hdd-hdc, and,
> after the installation of xp, inverting the sequence again: hdc-hdd, in
> order to boot with grub.
> If it is possible, I guess I still need to tell grub that there is
> another OS in the system. How can I do that?
I thought that windows was a megalomaniac and would only work from the
first hard drive of the first controller (hda).
Don't know for sure since I haven't used Windows since 3.1.
- etch + xp
- From: Marcelo Chiapparini <email@example.com>