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    Question Install xp on rhel laptop?

    I have a laptop having RHEL 5 install on it. I want to install xp in it (daul boot). since i am a linux noob so please post step by step instructions. I don,t want to lose the linux part.

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    SuperMod (Back again) devils casper's Avatar
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    Its a little bit tricky to install Windows OS after Linux. We have to check partition structure of your Hard disk first.
    Execute this :
    su -
    /sbin/fdisk -l
    Post output here.

    * Its small L in fdisk -l.
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    Linux Guru Rubberman's Avatar
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    I can be found either 40 miles west of Chicago, in Chicago, or in a galaxy far, far away.
    As DC said, that is difficult, which is why it is always recommended to install Windows first, then Linux for dual-boot systems. Not to say it is impossible, but I don't know how to do it. In any case, if it were me, I'd install VirtualBox on my RHEL system and run Windows in a VM instead. Lots safer and easier, IMO. That's what I do most of the time when I need to run Windows.
    Sometimes, real fast is almost as good as real time.
    Just remember, Semper Gumbi - always be flexible!


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