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Re: Serious reservations about FC2 release on 5/18



On Sun, 16 May 2004 16:19:01 -0500
Confushion <confushion comcast net> wrote:

> A very serious bug exists which can render dual-boot Windows XP
> installations inoperable.  The problem has been discussed in other
> threads here on this list, and can be found in bugzilla, so I won't go
> over it in more detail.  Please see bugzilla bugs 120128 and 115980. 
> This problem happens on my hardware even if the harddrive is wiped, and
> a fresh Windows XP install is performed before FC2-test3.  
> I know about this problem because I experienced it first hand in
> FC2-test3.  The only way I've found to work around it is to install
> Windows XP, then FC1, and finally do an UPGRADE to FC2-test3.  Something
> is just plain not right with the FC2 "from scratch" installation
> process.  This problem did NOT exist in FC1!


This is actually a bug in Windows XP,  please forward your concerns to
Microsoft asking them the correct procedure to dual boot with Linux. :o)

Cheers,
Sean



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