written boot sector is at /dev/hdb1 rather than /dev/hda2 as used in
Also before rebooting, don't forget to exit the chroot environment and
umount all partitions you had previously mounted. This prevents an
This isn't the only way to do this, but I find it easier to work in
the chrooted environment.
hope this helps (and I hope I haven't made any mistakes in the above.)
> "In a whole mess of shit"
>>>> Donncha O Caoimh (donncha at linux.ie):
> > Here's what I did..
> > Install win2k first, then Linux. Install LILO into the SAME PARTITION you
> > installed Linux onto. NOT the MBR of the drive.
> > Make sure you have a Linux boot disk to get you into Linux.
> > Boot into Linux, say it's in /dev/hda2, the second partition in your first
> > drive.
> > You need to extract the boot sector from that drive by doing the following:
> > dd if=/dev/hda2 bs=512 count=1 of=/mnt/dosc/linux.bin
> > Where hda2 is the partition Linux and LILO are living on, and /mnt/dosc/ is
> > where you have your C drive mounted.
> > Boot into win2k (or you could do this in Linux of course)
> > Add the following line into c:\boot.ini under "operating systems"
> > c:\linux.bin="Linux"
> > Reboot and see Linux appear in the same list with win2k..
> > This is what I did ages ago, forgot, looked up google, and found on
> > http://www.littlewhitedog.com/reviews_other_00011.asp> >
> > Oh yeah, got my digital camera to work in RH7.1, as a USB mass storage
> > device! I can now copy off my pictures using "cp" :) I left the camera
> > plugged in and powered on when I booted my machine so I'm not sure if the
> > "hotplug" stuff in /etc/hostplug will work correctly..
> > I was going to say something along the lines of, "I can mount my camera using
> > Linux now.." but I knew someone would snigger!
> > Now to work on that webcam.. Ken - bought one of those Dexxa cams.
> > Donncha.
> > _______________________________________________
> > Cork maillist - Cork at linux.ie> > http://www.linux.ie/mailman/listinfo/cork>> --
> Dermot Canniffe
> BScCS IV
> University College Cork
>dermot.canniffe at student.cs.ucc.iehttp://student.cs.ucc.ie/01/canniffd>>> Dermot Canniffe's choice of Epitaph #7:
> "Don't make me come down there!" :-God
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