This is important in case something goes wrong and you want to restore later: $ dd if=/dev/hda of=mbr.img bs=512 count=1 3. Reply Link Adorn September 3, 2012, 3:34 [email protected]: Just Update grub or add windows entry manually. This is a critical step. If you don't configure it here, you will have to manually edit the configuration files later. useful reference
Reply Link bhatta October 3, 2007, 4:27 pmThanks mate. thanks Reply Link Mike March 18, 2011, 5:06 amThanks. Following instuctions are Fedora Linux only and should work with RHEL / CentOS too:Step # 1: Boot from Fedora Core Linux 1st CD or DVDSet BIOS to boot from CD/DVD rom. By K T in forum Linux Setup, Configuration & Administration Replies: 2 Last Post: August 22nd, 05:16 PM CGI.pm problem under Redhat Linux 9.0 (perl-5.8.0) By marmot101 in forum PERL Miscellaneous
save the content of the MBR (and possibly all the boot sectors from the partitions). Already a member? I was kind of struggling about this since a week. VMware also has issues with some Windows operating system features, which makes dual booting your only option.What to do first?This article assumes that you can wipe your machine clean and start
It's free: Name Email ©2000-2017 nixCraft. I purchased a second > > hard disk and loaded Redhat Linux 9 on it. By Scott Lowe MCSE | May 22, 2002, 12:00 AM PST RSS Comments Facebook Linkedin Twitter More Email Print Reddit Delicious Digg Pinterest Stumbleupon Google Plus At a time when some Nobody wants to reinstall FC 6 or Fedora Linux again!Almost all versions of Microsoft Windows (including XP, Vista and old versions) overwrite GRUB bootloader in MBR (master boot record).
I was hoping to have a system where I could choose wheter to boot Windows XP or Linux. A workaround is given atwww.redhat.com/archives/fedora-test-list/2004-May/msg02114.html.Reported in Linux Format, August 2004. So, check your BIOS. I don't guarantee it will work for everyone, use it at your own risk...
The system is non-responsive. If your help desk supports multiple operating systems, are your techs already running dual-boot machines? Cancel Red Flag SubmittedThank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action. Below that, there are four partitions for Linux.
Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Dual Boot problem (Win XP Pro and Linux) This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our If you use nixCraft, who likes it, helps me with donations: Become a Supporter → Make a contribution via Paypal/Bitcoin → Don't Miss Any Linux and Unix Tips Get nixCraft in Finally, on an extended type partition, there is a swap partition, which every Linux system needs. My apologies if your system has further issues that this document does not solve.
Knowing how MS Windows XP likes to overwrite the MBR(Master Boot Record), I tell him to: 1. Privacy - Terms of Service - Questions or Comments - Donations www.cyberciti.biz is hosted at Linode. RE: XP and Redhat 9 dual boot problem web4fun (MIS) (OP) 28 May 04 14:19 BIS:Thanks but I'm not using GRUB as my bootloader...I got frustrated and am using the Windows Skip to content Search Advanced search Quick links Unanswered topics Active topics Search The team FAQ Login Board index Discussion Groups Technical Support Search Dual boot Windows XP and RedHat 7.2.
RE: XP and Redhat 9 dual boot problem dba477 (Programmer) 28 May 04 14:52 I guess you forgot "Enforce LBA32" when istalling RH.The rest was done properly.You first disk should be Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums: Talk To Other Members Notification Of Responses To Questions Favorite Forums One Click Access Keyword Search Of All Posts, And More... For my installation, I named the hda1 partition Windows XP and then clicked Next to continued to complete the installation by installing what I needed to run my system (see Figure http://upxpress.net/xp-and/xp-and-textbox-problems.php The system is non-responsive.
However, now > > when I reboot, the system freezes with a blank screen with "GRUB" in the > > upper left corner. Close Box Join Tek-Tips Today! And thus I am where I am at now.
The system is non-responsive. Talk With Other Members Be Notified Of ResponsesTo Your Posts Keyword Search One-Click Access To YourFavorite Forums Automated SignaturesOn Your Posts Best Of All, It's Free! Install Windows XP onto this partition. (This should be a primary partition!) 3. I purchased a second hard disk and loaded Redhat Linux 9 on it.
All product names are trademarks of their respective companies. The system is non-responsive. After that, everything worked fine, the partition table was back to the original configuration. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.