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Re: newbie needs help w/partitioning

begin  wirtsgasse@aol.com quotation:
> I have a 1.5 Gbyte disk partitioned into 2 DOS drives, one 900 Mbyte (Windows), and the other 600 Mbyte. I want to use the 600 Mbyte for Linux. Using cfdisk in dbootstrap I configure two primary partitions in this drive, a Linux swap and a Linux native. I'd like to keep the Windows partition bootable, so it comes up by default, and I would like to boot linux from the floppy. Is this possible? Is there a better way?

Wrap your lines so people can quote in context more easily, please.

Yes, it's possible.

Yes, there's a better way; use a boot manager such as lilo or grub to
allow you to select either Windows or Linux from a boot-time menu.

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