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Re: win2k server and linux dual boot

On Fri, 4 May 2001, Jasmeet S. Virdi wrote:

> or does nebody know how win2K bootloader works (ok ok, i know its a linux
> list, but i need this info to make it dual boot)

Install LILO on the linux partition, NOT the Partition Table (eg, on
/dev/hda2 , not /dev/hda )
In Linux, mount your W2k partition, writable.

dd if=/dev/hda2 of=/win2k/bootsect.lnx count=1 bs=512

Boot Windows.
Edit boot.ini , add a line like


At reboot, you will see a menu with "Linux", select to hand control to 

Remember to redo the dd line each time you re-run lilo.  I sugegst placing
such a line in your shutdown script.

This works, tested.  I am away from my home machine, contact me if you
need a boot.ini

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