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I am running Mandrake at the moment on it's own hardrive seperate from Windows XP pro. XP is on the primary HD. Some kind of way after I installed it ...
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    I am running Mandrake at the moment on it's own hardrive seperate from Windows XP pro.

    XP is on the primary HD. Some kind of way after I installed it I searched and found a way to remove the bootloader so that when I just start my computer you never see that there is Linux on the other HD. To boot to Linux I made a boot CD which has two file on it. Boot.catalog and Boot.img.

    The image I think has the bootloader on it. Anyway,

    My question is this. If I install the new Madriva One. I don't want to install a loader so I would skip that. Would my bootdisk still work? or do I have to figure it out all over again. I don't want to just try and get screwed.

    Thanks,

    Andre

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    Welcome to the forums!

    No, it probably won't work unless the new Mandriva One uses the same kernel that you used in your previous installation. You'll probably need to make a new bootdisk for the new installation.
    oz

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