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LILO has worked with logical partitions for as long as I've been using Linux. considering how easy it is with chainloading. Sorry for rephrasing a question that I'm sure has been asked a million times, but I'm having trouble following some of those posts and I'm not exactly sure which applies to FAQ Forum Quick Links Unanswered Posts New Posts View Forum Leaders FAQ Contact an Admin Forum Community Forum Council FC Agenda Forum Governance Forum Staff Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct Forum have a peek here

Here's your basic layout: 1) Maybe have a factory installed recovery partition 2) Windows boot partition (~100MB that's automatically created on Vista and 7) 3) Win7 C:\ 3) Linux / 5) What causes bitterness in some vegetables? It's not that hard. Given a ring, when can I find a field that extends it making it a subring? http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-3171092/win7-win10-dual-boot-advice.html

Reports: · Posted 6 years ago Top alfjb Posts: 19 This post has been reported. There are ways to clean it up, but that just needlessly adds to whatever list of regular maintenance tasks you have. (Note Win7 has the same problem, and just now has You can assume that I am pretty tech savvy: e.g. Whenever Ubuntu updates a kernel it uses that file to automatically update ...well that file.

No. Thanks, this is what I suspected. Rick P. :) Reports: · Posted 6 years ago Top alfjb Posts: 19 This post has been reported. BTW, I can link you to a FREE Program which when installed, makes the Win7 Start Menu look like XP so that it is easy to navigate around in when learning

succeededDone.grub> quit < Enter>[[email protected] ~]#By old-Polack « Last Edit: January 04, 2014, 06:19:42 AM Good Luck!http://pclosmag.com/html/Issues/201101/page10.html Logged Dave KC1DI Living somewhere in Maine USAMorse Code and early digital modeJohn 3:16Registered Linux User #462608 Yankee PCLinuxOS Tester Hero Member Posts: 2903 In theory, theory=practice, in practice Join our community today! http://www.pclinuxos.com/forum/index.php?topic=123692.0 Logged pclinmike Hero Member Posts: 871 I Only 'Clean' Windows !.

If you remove the hidden partition it spams loads of boot files/folders over your system drive. ______________________________________Did a user help you? Find More Posts by andrew.46 01-15-2008, 02:56 AM #5 rkelsen Senior Member Registered: Sep 2004 Distribution: slackware Posts: 1,973 Rep: Quote: Originally Posted by andrew.46 It works well enough Chainloading introduces an unnecessary extra step. Finally, starting Win7 you can extend your partitions, so feel free to partition the drive for dual boot.

When would apologizing to a subordinate be inappropriate? alfjb, Welcome to HTG. pclinmike Hero Member Posts: 871 I Only 'Clean' Windows !. Install Grub to hda3 rather than the mbr 2.

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If you made the shared partition ext3/4, you would have to install a reader in windows for it to be able to read the ext3/4 partition. I know I don't want to go FAT32 route for the reasons you state. John, YES, dual booting with Bios Setup means that you would have to CHANGE the Boot Priority Setting every time you wanted to boot up in XP.

I don't use bitlocker, and so it's much easier to be able to forget about additional partitions when it comes to backupimages.Regards,tweak 0 Kudos Reply targetbsp JEDEC Jedi Options Mark as

Only problem with chainloading is if the filesystem of the other root partition you want to install to uses the boot sector of the partition (e.g XFS) A possible solution is Last edited by andrew.46; 01-18-2008 at 02:30 PM. See More: Advice to partition 2 TB HDD Report • #1 paulsep December 20, 2013 at 04:47:30 Haven't installed Windows 8.1, but 120 GB should be bore then enough.I suggest, to Re: Dual boot advice wanted please. « Reply #4 on: January 02, 2014, 03:25:39 PM » Quote from: Tara Rain on January 02, 2014, 02:40:50 PMIn your menu.lst, you have rootnoverify

Thankfully, Microsoft has tools to make this easier. Chainloading introduces an unnecessary extra step. 1. Otherwise, it's shrink partition, configure 2nd partition, install XP, Fix Boot Sector and just a bunch of "hassle" using (1) hard drive with MS BCD or GAG. http://blightysoftware.com/solved-need/solved-need-advice.html I don't even have a shared partition, I just drag things out of windows if I need them and open office, or media players etc.

RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows 7 (Solved) - Dual Boot on 7 Sata H/D XP Adv Reply May 20th, 2010 #3 bumanie View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message I Ubuntu, Therefore, I Am Join Date Jul 2007 Location Melbourne, Australia Beans 3,475 DistroUbuntu 12.04 I'm backing up now. But if you only use lilo, then everytime you install a new kernel, you would need to go Slack install (chroot to it or reboot and run slack) and from there

Additive Primes amongst first x Primes Why would Dumbledore and McGonagall carry Colin Creevey with their arms? dm+ PCLinuxOS Tester Hero Member Posts: 2862 Re: Dual boot advice wanted please. « Reply #5 on: January 02, 2014, 03:30:20 PM » It appears that partition hd(0,0) is one of acummings View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by acummings 01-15-2008, 02:33 AM #3 syg00 LQ Veteran Registered: Aug 2003 Location: Your computer came with Win7, so it definitely has 1GB+ ram and that's more than enough.

rkelsen View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by rkelsen 01-15-2008, 03:47 AM #6 duryodhan Senior Member Registered: Oct 2006 Distribution: I've done this in the past with older hardware, but this is my first time dealing with a SSD. It should also work fine, I think! dual-boot share|improve this question asked Apr 19 '14 at 15:37 victorias egret 363 add a comment| 1 Answer 1 active oldest votes up vote 0 down vote to solve ur problem

For what purpose?I assume you shrunk the Windows partition before installing PCLinuxOS. Then you could possibly "repair" the boot sector and try to reinstall grub loader as a second step. « Last Edit: January 02, 2014, 03:32:21 PM by dm+ » Logged pclinmike If you want them both on the SSD you'll have to read up about alignment before making your partitions as XP will do it incorrectly by default. But I don't like that much, as I prefer the modularity (ergo, the security) of chainloading.

Reason: added info andrew.46 View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Visit andrew.46's homepage! John, Manaual Bios Setup Page 44 Hard Disk Boot Priority ( High Light and tap Enter Key ) There should be another screen with hard drives listed. I have a Windows XP on Virtualbox on one of my computers for stuff I need it for (occasional complex Office document, GPS and Itunes sync etc).

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