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If I install Mandrake over my existing SuSE partition, will I have to delete SuSE fully and then install Mandrake? I can't get rid of SuSE fully because I have ...
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    Mandrake over SuSE?


    If I install Mandrake over my existing SuSE partition, will I have to delete SuSE fully and then install Mandrake?

    I can't get rid of SuSE fully because I have a Windows XP partition, and GRUB needs to be used to get into XP. Unless, Mandrake will over-write SuSE and it's grub and let me dual boot that way.

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    Boot the mandrake install CD, and tell it to install on the SuSE partition, and you will be fine.
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    It will add a line to the lilo config file for Windows (I think Mandrake uses Lilo).

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    Lilo is the default bootloader in Mandriva, but it installs both (unless you specify otherwise) and you can then choose.

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    Alright thanks.

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