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Register Forum Archives Operating Systems Linux and UNIX Linux Setup, Configuration & Administration Windows XP and Redhat Linux 9 Dualboot problem(GRUB) Windows XP and Redhat Linux 9 Dualboot problem(GRUB) - Linux The "ntldr is compressed" error is just as bad. Don’t worry about this warning, because on a fresh system there is no data to be removed. I am trying to dual boot Kali linux with windows 8.1 and I am not able to find my new partition solved Is there a way to dual boot Windows and http://midsolutions.org/xp-and/xp-and-textbox-problems.html

Still the same problem... Since you first need to know where everything is (i.e., where the Windows XP partition resides, etc.), you can use the Linux fdisk command to view this. Register now while it's still free! Once that was completed, I removed the CD, and rebooted.

On the next screen, the Linux installer breaks down the layout of the hard drive for you to look at (see Figure B).Figure BPartition layout overviewAt the top of the partition Knowing how MS Windows XP likes to overwrite the MBR(Master Boot Record), I tell him to: 1. Thanks for any info! The MS KB has jack to offer so don't waste your time.

The first one is an ext3 partition labeled /boot. First, you're going to need a Linux machine to run tests on before rolling out Linux company-wide. See the image XP Quick Boot Diskette xpquick.zip | xpquick.exe(Install xpquick to a floppy disk, CD, or bootable USB)http://www.bootdisk.com/bootdisk.htm(HOW TO) HOOKING THE LINUX BOOTLOADER INTO THE WINDOWS XP BOOTLOADERhttp://www.icpug.org.uk/national/linnwin/step2-xp.htmWin XP Boot.ini It gives me a error message.

I tried FIXMBR with some one's adivse by booting with Windows XP disk and going to recovery manager. Thanks for the responses. No problem for linux, but booting from it wasn't possible this way. This is what I needed Reply Link amir February 6, 2011, 8:18 amhi guys i have win vista-after that i install linux centos now when i was in vista i format

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I have tried to put the Visa CD installer to the boot system. I have to use my boot diskette to boot Linux. running the grub-install command to my slave drive, issuing the 'dd' command to build the linux.bin file and copied over to dos mounted floppy, editing boot.ini in Windows, etc. No spaces please The Profile Name is already in use Password Notify me of new activity in this group: Real Time Daily Never Keep me informed of the latest: White Papers

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Linux forum 8 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions icon Security Even though I restarted and selected Windows option it's not starting up. Even a novice like me could understand and execute. And thus I am where I am at now.

His first instinct of course was to reinstall windows. I was hoping to have a system > where I could choose wheter to boot Windows XP or Linux. Boot to the Linux install CD and partition the remaining unpartitioned part of the HD and install linux. (Install GRUB into the MBR, it should detect both OSes) 4. get redirected here Even though I inserted disk not coming up.

To save money and space, you can use one machine to boot both OSs. A workaround is given atwww.redhat.com/archives/fedora-test-list/2004-May/msg02114.html.Reported in Linux Format, August 2004. I don't guarantee it will work for everyone, use it at your own risk...

by now you have a newly generaed partition table, with the original disk geometry.

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 You do not have to restart GRUB as you did LILO for the changes to take afffect. The solution worked perfect. If the search operation is successful, your old Linux installation will be available at special directory called /mnt/sysimage.Step # 2: Prepare system for GRUB reinstallationType the following commands at shell prompt:

Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this Thread… Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Switch to Threaded Mode August 28th,11:47 PM #1 Windows XP and Redhat Install Windows XP onto this partition. (This should be a primary partition!) 3. HDD switch to swap between linux and windows (no dual boot) solved I wanted to Dual-Boot Windows 7 & Linux but will it effect the system's performance? useful reference Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: Dual Boot problem (Win XP Pro and Linux) by neozoggy / September 10, 2004 6:42 PM PDT In reply to: Dual Boot

All rights reserved. thanks Reply Link Mike March 18, 2011, 5:06 amThanks. Reply Link Sami February 5, 2010, 1:48 pmThank you! One time it said NTLDR is missing and please restart your computer.