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Unformatted text preview: Dual booting Win2K and Linux Revie w Page 1 of 6 http://www.littlewhitedog.com/reviews_other_00011.as p 1/28/2003 Current Archive Search Submit Hardware Other Games The Forums LWD Gear SETI Team SETI Team News SETI Team Stats Chat Room Contest Taking It Offline Home Benchmarking Links About Link To Us Contacts Forum Activity Disabled Dual booting Win2K and Linux Last Updated On: 10.09.00 Printable version: Zipped MS Word97 document (~825kb) Acrobat PDF format (~960kb) Introduction If youre like me, you dabble in just about everything from software/hardware t systems, nothing is better than having one PC with multiple operating systems t and Linux since I first discovered Linux 4 years ago. Now that Microsoft has rele Windows2000 Pro, I have embraced it as my OS of choice, but was immediately recognize NTFS partitions as bootable under normal installation. After searching came across some directions and through trial and error developed my own stra Having heard many individuals ask me how I did it, I feel compelled to put it in booting. Dual booting Win2K and Linux Revie w Page 2 of 6 http://www.littlewhitedog.com/reviews_other_00011.as p 1/28/2003 The Goodies For this article, Ive used a retail version of Windows2000 Pro with SP1 and a do Extension CD. You can find a site to download Mandrake from at Mandrake's m distribution available, Ive found it to be one of the very best. It comes with bui my Abit BP6 motherboard and since I will use that drive under Linux, things will installation known to mankind and for beginners this is indispensable. Another a with most Red Hat RPMs. And finally, Mandrake comes loaded with all the majo and see which works best for you! Ok, enough butt kissing of Mandrake! I have running dual 433Mhz Celerons OCed to 488Mhz, 320MB of PC100 SDRAM, and video card is an eVGA GeForce256 SDR, I know I should get a real GeForce card system is pretty standard so I wont go into it. The Preliminary Steps Load Windows2000 Pro, preferably on the first partition of the drive, if you are u you plan on using 2 hard drives, then put Windows2000 Pro on the primary driv the drive that will be looked at first by the BIOS when you turn on the PC. As lo where you load Linux to, so long as you know!...
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