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Dual-Boot tutorial: Linux/Win98/Win95 Grub HOWTO


Linux and mega gaming.
This HOWTO will tell you how to use the GRUB bootloader to turn your computer into a Windows + Linux dual boot machine, without affecting your current Linux installation.

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Unfortunately, because Loadlin runs from under DOS, the Loadlin method of making your system dual boot requires that you have Windows installed on the first partition of your first hard drive, due to the fact that Windows believes it is the center of the universe and all your other operating systems should revolve around it. This is a problem if you already have Linux on that partition and you don't want to wipe out your system to install Windows.

This is where GNU GRUB, the GRand Unified Bootloader comes in.
 read more | mail this link | score:7560 | -Ray, January 15, 2001 (Updated: June 5, 2005)
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