Re: Dual Boot?
> email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2004-02-03 09:48]:
> In installing debian on my system, I want to dual boot but I am not sure
> which to boot first, WinXp(there are some apps that I still have to run on
> windows), or Debian and how should i partition(where to install the OSs).
> Does anyone have a guide on this?
- create a common DOS-mbr
- partition your disk like
/dev/hda1 /boot (50MB) <= mark as active
- install the lilo bootblock into /dev/hda1
- install WinXP/Debian as usual
(remember that WinXP changes the active partition)
- add an entry into /etc/lilo.conf such that it allows
> Also can Debian write to NTFS partitions?
There are some drivers, see on SourceForge or ask Google.
> And is there a utility to let the user choose which partition will boot up?
lilo / grub / Windofs Boot Manager
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