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Re: Problems with dual boot NT/linux

On Wed, Feb 04, 1998 at 11:36:00AM -0500, Richardson,Anthony wrote:
> I suspect that the NT boot sector was somehow corrupted.  This
> code reads   the NT boot.ini file and allows you to dual boot
> between DOS/NT. You can restore the NT boot   sector.  You'll
> need to make a set of (three) NT installation disks off of the
> NT CD.  Boot to   disk one, and insert disk two when prompted.
> Eventually you'll reach a menu asking if you want to   install
> NT or fix a previously installed NT setup.  Take the "fix" or
> "repair" option.  I don't remember   the exact set of menu
> options, but when I did it all of the directions seemed to be
> pretty clear.  The   whole process takes about 10 minutes tops.

Another alternative for fixing the NT boot sector is to get
BootPart at http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/gvollant/bootpart.htm.
This is a handy utility to have anyway.

   - rick

Richard Kilgore                     |  rkilgore@ece.utexas.edu
Electrical & Computer Engineering   |  http://lore.ece.utexas.edu/~rkilgore/
The University of Texas at Austin   |  (512) 471-8011

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