Re: Linux/WinNT dual booting (an idea...)
There is a mini FAQ on this.. basically, to boot linux from NT's boot
leader you need to do the following:
1) dd if=/dev/hda3 of=bootsect.lnx /bs=512 count=1
(assuming your linux root partition is bootable and /dev/hda3)
2) copy bootsect.lnx to C:\bootsect.lnx
3) add 'C:\bootsect.lnx = "Linux"' to your boot.ini file
On Thu, 2 Jul 1998, Kendrick Myatt wrote:
> I'm not sure if my plan will work, but hopefully I'll find out this
> weekend. Feel free to save me the trouble if someone else has
> already tried this and it doesn't work... Actually I just realized
> that I may not have time this weekend... but anyway...
> My first hard drive has DOS and Win98 on it.
> My second drive had NT5 on it.
> My third drive has the Debian.
> NT must control the boot sector on the first drive, so I'm making
> win98 the default startup and setting it to present menu always.
> From there I can F4 or choose to boot to DOS which will prompt me
> with the DOS multi-config menu where I will choose either DOS or to
> run loadlin and boot linux. With the exception of using the loadlin,
> all the other parts have been done and work fine to let me into the
> other 3 OS...
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