[lug] Dual boot... well kinda
dholshou at ball.com
Mon Feb 19 08:13:55 MST 2001
I may be behind the times, but the last I heard, you could only have
up to 4 primary partitions on a single drive.
Have they updated bois's to handle that in new motherboards?
How about the 1024th cylinder limit on boot?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ljp [SMTP:lpotter at peakpeak.com]
> Sent: Sunday, February 18, 2001 7:05 PM
> To: lug at lug.boulder.co.us
> Subject: Re: [lug] Dual boot... well kinda
> On Sun, 18 Feb 2001, you wrote:
> > I'm setting up VMware. I've got an OEM Win98 CD here and trying to set
> > up a dual boot. The idea is that the OEM won't install under VMware so
> > I'm installing it and trying to install linux on seperate partitions.
> > I've never done a dual boot though.
> > I install Windoze fine. Then when installing RH6.2 (and 7) on top of it
> > the install dies with signal 11s and some other error. Everytime.
> > I've got:
> > hda1 -- Windoze
> > hda2 -- /
> > hda3 -- /home
> > hda4 -- /usr
> > hda5 -- /free
> > Is there something I should know?
> > Thanks,
> > John
> better make a /swap or else you'll be like me and have to use a swap*File*
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