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Med Shabe
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I have partitioned and installed Windows 2000 and redhat 7.3 on the same drive. Everything went fine, however after rebooting the machine once redhat was installed, I was not presented with dual boot option. Checking Win2K’s “Start up and Recovery option” I don’t see redhat in there as an option.
I also have three partitions in Windows side: 2 NTFS, and 1 FAT32, and on Linux side I have 4 partitions.
Does having more than one partition on Win side screw things up?
Thanks.
 
Guy Allard
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Hi - Did you create a Linux boot floppy? You need a workable one to fix this easily.
For the fix, search back through the last year or so posts in this forum. The process is described in detail.
If you don't find it, get back to us.
Regards, Guy
 
Med Shabe
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Found it here:
http://www.enterprisedt.com/publications/dual_boot.html
Thanks Guy.
 
Frank Hale
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Sounds like you didn't install a boot loader. RH73 would have probably installed Grub or Lilo. If you made a boot diskette then boot into linux and look at the man page for lilo. Or you can research Grub which ever you prefer.
If you don't mind booting Linux with a floppy disk then continue to do it that way and disregard what I said above.
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