Nope it's LILO having problems with NT, it a typical case of just because
it works once for someone, I didn't make myself clear enough earlier, I
have installed many dual boots in the last 2-3 yrs, and I have only seen
the problems on certain machines with certain driver configurations where
NT has been installed first by someone else, and I've come along to add
Linux to it, LILO messed up NT 3 times on me with these configurations, I
had to play with the boot.ini because I didn't want to re-install NT,
I have also seen problems with changing disk partitions after NT is
installed, i.e. install NT, the play with extended disk partitions on the
same drive with linux fdisk, and NT gets sick ..
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On Mon, 12 Apr 1999, Matthew Hanlon wrote:
> I've Linux and NT living together in (reasonable) harmony on an IBM
> Thinkpad, have LILO managing the boot, and I've had no problems whatsoever.
>> Apparently it's the NT OS Loader that has problems with loading Linux, yes?
> So that's not the way to go, just let it think it's only got NT to worry
> about, once you've decided, with LILO, to boot NT.
>> Unless I'm talking way out of my arse.
>> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: ilug-admin at linux.ie [mailto:ilug-admin at linux.ie]On
> > Behalf Of John
> > McDonnell
> > Sent: 12 April 1999 13:22
> > To: Irish Linux Users Group List
> > Subject: [ILUG] Dual booting NT an Linux
> > There's an easy way of doing this in one of the PC Plus
> > magazines from the
> > last couple of months. I'll look for it later.
> > johnmc.
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