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Re: Dual Booting With Win98SE



Everything your telling me is great to hear, but How can I just move the
Kernel? It won't even install without me making that /boot partition at
the beginning of my drive. Is there another way of installing linux that I
don't know of? Thanks.

jake


On Sat, 29 Apr 2000, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:

> At 06:24 PM 4/29/00 -0500, you wrote:
> >> 
> >> I just bought a new pc and I'm trying to install RD 6.1 on it, the same as
> >> my servers. How can I dual boot win98 and linux without moving the entire
> >> windows partition up 20 megs so the "/boot" partition from linux can be
> >> created? This is the first I've messed with dual booting anything with
> >> Linux. I've tried every install option in the GUI install, but each time I
> >> have to put in the boot partition, and it wants it at the beginning of the
> >> harddrive.
> >> 
> >> Thanks.
> >> 
> >> Jake McHenry
> >> jmchenry oak kcsd k12 pa us
> >> 
> >> 
> >If the disk has more than 1024 cylinders or the linux partition starts
> >after cylinder 1024 than you need to have a separate /boot partition of
> >1 gig or so. It does not hahave to be at the beginniong of the hard
> >drive ; just inside the cylinder 1024 limit. 
> >
> >If you want you can break the windows disk space into two drives and
> >put the /boot between them.
> >-------------------------------------------
> >Aaron Konstam         
> >Computer Science
> >Trinity University
> >715 Stadium Dr.
> >San Antonio, TX 78212-7200
> >
> >
> If all else fails, you can put the kernel on your windows partition.  Just
> make sure you mark it as a system file so it doesn't get moved.  Or use
> loadlin to boot Linux...
> 
> Mikkel
> 
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