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Hi all, I installed Win2K on a single HD in the first partition (/dev/hda). I installed RH 9.0 in the second partition and chose Lilo as the boot loader. I ...
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    RH 9.0 and Win2K dual boot


    Hi all,

    I installed Win2K on a single HD in the first partition (/dev/hda). I installed RH 9.0 in the second partition and chose Lilo as the boot loader. I chose to have it installed in the MBR. After reloading, I end up booting right into Win2k. I never get the lilo prompt. Any ideas?

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    where did you install lilo? at hdb or hda? You have to install lilo at the harddisk you are booting with

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    Kriss he said he installed it on one disk with two patitions, It sounds like something went wrong, Which did you install first Windows or Linux? Cause if you installed Windows last it would have over-written the MBR so lilo wont work.

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    so the way ahead for this user is to boot with the emergency boot diskette that he created during the install, and re-do the LILO stuff.

    have fun

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    so the way ahead for this user is to boot with the emergency boot diskette that he created during the install
    This assumes that he created a emergency boot disk during install. Maybe just me, but I think most people don't.
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    Ol Man: whops! I read it wrong, I guess...

    Anyway, you can allways boot of from the cdrom, so I dont need a bootdisk. Maybe thats why most people dont create bootdisks?

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