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Re: fedora 9 / windows XP grub question



On 06/04/2008 02:12:31 PM, Mike Zingale wrote:
> I just did a clean install of Fedora 9 on my laptop.  I had the
> install use any Linux partitions.  Usually I would tell it to put 
> grub
> on the boot partition install of on the MBR, but I was not presented
> that option with Fedora 9.
> 
> However, it seems to have just magically worked -- my Windows XP 
> boots
> if I select "other" from the grub menu.  I used to think that grub
> overwrote the Windows MBR and that this could not work.  Is this a
> recent change with grub or somehow just an anomaly?

You've got it backwards. It was Windoze that crapped on the MBR. What 
you saw is SOP for the Fedora install. Be Happy.





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