From: Dave Airlie (david.airlie at domain ul.ie)
Date: Mon 12 Apr 1999 - 10:30:58 IST
> and so you dont have to wait around
> the good news is it allows windoze users to easily use the machine
> the bad news is that when You recompile the kernel you have to do the
> dd command all over again
> you could just use lilo to boot all your systems
LILO in any incarnation I've used (i.e. up to RH5.2) can cause problems
with NT, i.e. blue screens at bootup, unable to locate files crap, I had
to play with partition numbers in the Nt boot.ini once after installing
So I'd stay with the NT loader ...
> Sean Walsh
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Ryan <david at domain ryanit.ie>
> To: 'ilug at domain linux.ie' <ilug at domain linux.ie>
> Date: Sunday, April 11, 1999 11:29 PM
> Subject: [ILUG] New 'puter time again . . .
> >Has anyone managed to get a machine to boot Linux and 95/98/NT/whatever off
> removable media ? I tried doing it once before and could manage to get 95
> to start most of the time, but didn't actually try Linux.
> >Question being - if I wanted to have a machine with a Zip/LS120/whatever
> attached to it, would it be easy to get Linux to boot. The idea would be
> that I stick the Linux disk in when I want to boot Linux, stick the NT disk
> in when I want to crash my system, etc . . .
> >Any recommendations ?
> >Irish Linux Users' Group: ilug at domain linux.ie
> >http://www.linux.ie/mailman/listinfo/ilug for (un)subscription information.
> >List maintainer: listmaster at domain linux.ie
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