[Scottish] Pin drop

Aidan Skinner scottish at mailman.lug.org.uk
Wed Feb 12 16:45:01 2003

On Wed, Feb 12, 2003 at 04:10:24PM -0000, Huard, Elise - D C&W Consultant wrote

> Do you boot from a floppy, 
> or did you install XP on another partition than the first, 
> or is there some way to overwrite the mbr when XP is on the first partition
> ? (lilo won't load because it doesn't like NTFS)
> (I might try grub anyway)

I have grub on the MBR, and XP installed on the 3rd partition of the
first hard disk. Grub is setup to boot the XP partition using the
chainload method. 

I would recocomend reading the grub documentation for your system,
make boot floppys and giving it a shot. Worked really well for me. :)

- Aidan

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