[ILUG-BOM] Re: basic installation help

Tahir Hashmi code_martial@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
Thu Apr 3 10:23:33 IST 2003


On 03 Apr 2003 09:27:24 +0530
Mitul Limbani wrote:

> modify the first statement 
> boot = /dev/hda --> boot = /dev/hda3 (this is the partition number of
> your /boot parition, you can get this details from /etc/fstab file )
> 
> now run lilo -v
> This shall write the boot information on the start sectors of /dev/hda??
> partition.

It's fine this far. However, trying to get NT Loader to multi-boot is
major suckage. It's easier to set the partition containing /boot as
active instead of the C: drive. NT Loader stays in the MBR, the system
uses Grub/Lilo to boot and experimentation with Linux doesn't remain
as painful.

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