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Re: NT and Debian dual boot?

On Mon, 2 Nov 1998, Bernd Eckenfels wrote:

> Then you simply need to copy the boot sector of the root partition to a
           ^^^^^^ ??
> file:
> dd if=/dev/hda2 of=/linux.bin bs=512 count=1
> (The /dev/hda2 has to be replaced with the partiotion which you have
> installed lilo to (see the boot= line in lilo.conf).
> The above file (/linux.bin) now needs to be moved to the c:\ partition of
> the NT Systemdrive (where the boot.ini is located).
> Then you need to add a line something along the line of 
> [boot loader]
> timeout=30
> default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINNT
> [operating systems]
> multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINNT="Windows NT Server, Version 4.0"
> multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINNT="Windows NT Server, Version 4.0 [VGA-Modus]" /basevideo /sos
> c:\linux.bin="Linux Loader for root=/dev/hda2"
> to your boot.ini (make it writeable first).
> More information is in the files /usr/doc/HOWTO/mini/Linux+NT-Loader.html
What is the advantage of this rather complicated way against telling





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