Re: Linux/WinNT dual booting
hmm.. that won't work because NT is booting off the dos partition. I
tried setting the NT partition as the bootable partition and it complained
about not finding a NTLDR file (if I remember correctly).
Because NT's boot loader is much easier to use, I'd like to use it to boot
all three OSs. I'll still use LILO on the Linux partition in case I need
to specify any arguments.. the only problem is how do I specify a non-DOS
partition in NT's boot loader. MS only mentions OSs that it can read the
filesystem, so I don't know what to do..
On Tue, 30 Jun 1998, CyberPsychotic wrote:
> I guess you may specify NT partition as msdos one and have things done,
> mind, you will have to install lilo after NT intsallation, b.c. it wipes
> MBR with its own loader
> On Mon, 29 Jun 1998, Paul Miller wrote:
> > Date: Mon, 29 Jun 1998 11:00:34 -0400 (CST)
> > From: Paul Miller <email@example.com>
> > To: Debian User <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> > Linux Admin <email@example.com>
> > Subject: Linux/WinNT dual booting
> > How can I boot WinNT4 using LILO or boot Linux using WinNT?
> > I have a MS-DOS partiton that currently boots MS-DOS or WinNT (using
> > WinNT's boot menu), but I can't figure out how to specify a Linux
> > partition in the boot.ini file.
> > As an ugly work around, LILO boots Linux or MS-DOS. Then if MS-DOS,
> > WinNT's boot menu boots MS-DOS or WinNT...
> > Thanks
> > -Paul
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