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It is unclear if this applies to all Win9x upgrades. Given that parted has screwed up before, this is not surprising. I'm a part time freelance IT tech (informally) but this problem on my own computer has got me stumped. And also, how do I get XP running again? http://mffonline.com/dual-boot/dual-boot-system-will-not-boot-ubuntu.php

If there had been several type 83 partitions instead of LVM, here are some clues to find the boot partition: a) it is usually the first type 83 Linux partition in Create a temporary Rescue Boot Disk for the installed XP or backup C:\NTLDR and C:\Ntdetect.com to an accessable location. ONLY Partition Magic cannot do anything with the partition table - and it is supposed to be the "premier" partition table manager on the market! No third-party boot utility is used here.

I just purchased Far Cry, and it isn't well supported in WineX yet, so I dual booted yesterday, and it worked fine.The other installation was for a friend, and I had Linux? Nobody will admit to having used it, much less spew zealotry about it. no problems with counter-strike -- what more do you need?!

i'll check out the bug list, but at the moment i'm quite happy with win2k, and reluctant to install a new

And preferably without a BootDisk. Home Forums Posting Rules Linux Help & Resources Fedora Set-Up Guides Fedora Magazine Ask Fedora Fedora Project Fedora Project Links The Fedora Project Get Fedora F23 Release Notes F24 Release Notes It provides free downloads that create setup boot floppies for all versions of Windows XP. According to a bug first reported in February on Fedora's bugzilla site it has a tendency to chew up partition maps making it impossible to dual boot into Windows.

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes #1 14th June 2007, 09:25 PM lloydrage Offline Registered User Join Date: Jun 2007 Posts: 9 help with dual boot with Win9x will boot normally. you mean the virus distribution site? (7:02pm est fri may 11 2001)think about it. - by icesnake frostfyre sp 2 - not worried (8:06pm est fri may 11 2001)used sp 2 https://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=904076 With alsa in 2.6, you'd think by default you'd have software mixing.

i dont think theres a workaround for it yet Re:IF it boots at all! (Score:2) by TheRaven64 ( 641858 ) writes: Exactly the same thing happens once it's installed in VirtualPC Optionally, run Fixboot from XP's Recovery Console - read below to learn how - THPC's experience is that Fixboot is not necessary, but still prefers to use it - However XP does not load. if not then there is your problem.

Reinstalling a dual-booted Windows 9x is usually easy. read review you will be assimilated, resistance is futile. . . - by silly rax aoe2 (2:51pm est sun may 13 2001)works fine in w2k - by etcetera w2k and aoe ii (6:20pm My question is, can I get the "original" XP registry back from within 2K, since XP will not load? (I do have an old backup but it is inadequate for my Step 3: Recreate XP/2K/NT Boot Sector Assumes Win9x does boot from C: (active), and XP/2K/NT does not boot (installed elsewhere).

This time run Btsect.bat from Win9x boot disk when at Step 3.1 [top of page] UPGRADE WINDOWS 9X IN A DUAL-BOOT Upgrading Win9x in a Dual-Boot with XP/2K/NT should Not be http://mffonline.com/dual-boot/dual-boot-w2k-and-win-7.php One distro I am keeping a very close eye on is SUSE. In short fedora took my first partition out when it fucked up the mbr. Xp only one Jul 26, 2005 Add New Comment You need to be a member to leave a comment.

Besides Gentoo is *so* much better than Debian.... ;-) Re:So THATS why windows partition is borked =\ (Score:2) by Lispy ( 136512 ) writes: Sorry to hear this. Way Too Buggy (Score:5, Interesting) by Ed Almos ( 584864 ) writes: on Sunday May 23, 2004 @11:38AM (#9230630) Fedora Core 2 doesn't like to boot at all, never mind just unfortunately you have an obsolete kernel that's been patched and upgraded to death, your driver set is outmoded, and you're just not new anymore. get redirected here if you have one of the problems listed in the bug list, go ahead and try it. - by karl d risky (2:25pm est fri may 11 2001)sounds risky to me.

And they're willing to cut a company that hasn't pulled this kind of crap before more slack than a company that makes a habit of it. If it needs formatting, format before installing 2K. I finally got mine working by reversing the drives that grub thought everything was on.

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Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Related issue (Score:3, Informative) by arvindn ( 542080 ) writes: on Sunday May 23, 2004 @11:45AM (#9230714) Homepage Journal Network install and hard disk install no Since novell bought suse and ximian it has a lot of potential; especially in the workplace. After doing some partition work on my latest system with parted, Partition Magic 5 and Partition Magic 8 cannot in any way read my partition table. Share twitter facebook linkedin MOD PARENT UP! (Score:3, Interesting) by jjohnson ( 62583 ) writes: This fixed my problem exactly: I have a SCSI and an IDE drive, with FC2 on

I don't see whats wrong with my boot.ini otherwise, it looks correct to me, and my D:\WINDOWS\system32 does in fact contain a hal.dll and all the other necessary goodies. Add another hard disk (and then return here). 3. You will be able to adjust this information to fit your own circumstances. useful reference On my other box it booted into the textmode installer but didn't detect the Installation-CD wich seemed to be ok.

Mandrake listed the bug as resolved/fixed although it doesn't look like it actually was fixed. However, many users, including THPC, prefer to complete the picture by having a Boot Sector created by XP - just in case! Justice League of America: The Ray Rebirth #1Thanks be to Grodd: The Flash's Best VillainBuy This Comic! Share twitter facebook linkedin Dynamic Disks (Score:5, Informative) by thoth ( 7907 ) writes: on Sunday May 23, 2004 @02:26PM (#9231977) Journal Win2K introduced "dynamic" disks, which changed how the partition

It would not start until I added the following lines in grub.conf: title=Windows Xprootnoverify (hd1,0)map (hd1,0) (hd0,0)map (hd0,0) (hd1,0) If you have to do that, then that means you've either moved Considering how cheap hard drives are, no one puts up a fight - and I swear that it has saved us so much hassle - use Ghost for the windows disk, Bootsect.dos is PC-specific, and cannot be copied. If the absolute path on the hard drive changes, the absolute path given in or to the Bootstrap must be changed as well.

It completely fucked my partition table only allowing me to boot into fedora. Fixmbr didn't seem to work, but recreating the partition table using sfdisk did seem to work: sfdisk -d /dev/hda | sfdisk --no-reread -H255 /dev/hda Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Not comparable and Windows computes the CHS to read its stage1.5 based on the previous geometry that it keeps in its boot sector. After that, I was able to set the mode back to "Auto" and both Windows XP and FC2 would boot.

doesn't like to boot alongside Windows (Score:3, Funny) by irokitt ( 663593 ) writes: I don't see why people are upset either. Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Drive geometry fixed if for me (Score:3, Informative) by AgelmarJagad ( 761171 ) writes: It is interesting that BIOS updates fix that problem for most people. Just use the one that comes with NT/XP. I realize that hard disk manufacturers are constantly screwing around with their geometry reporting to the BIOS, and of course not writing any Linux drivers, but still a bug of this

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. just like linux (redhat sells high-availability server versions for a few grand). - by godô it's official now (2:07pm est wed may 16 2001)win2k sp2 is now officially on microsoft's windows No backspace/delete or editing functionality is needed. When Windows was selected, it would hang, displaying rootnoverify (hd1,0)chainloader +1 I put the parent's code into grub.conf, and it booted correctly.

There's never a total guarantee that all systems will follow the normal pattern.