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RE: [SLE] Installing Win XP alogn with an existant SusE 8 Install ation
  • From: Mike McMullin <mwmcmlln@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 27 May 2004 06:13:22 -0400
  • Message-id: <1085652802.2555.7.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 2004-05-27 at 05:08, Ben Higginbottom wrote:
> >I have successfully installed WinME after SuSE 9.0 (on a partition
> >reserved for the purpose). But I heard that this procedure does not work
> with
> >Windows XP, since XP takes over and wipe out the entire disk. Is it a real
> risk
> >of only just FUD?
>
> IIRC the NT series has its own bootloader, which of course gives you no
> choice about installing, let alone give thought to the possibility that you
> might want something other than windows on your HD.

Isn't there something in the SuSE knowledge database about installing
SuSE alongside NT that talks about using NT's own boot loader?

Mike -- who is fairly sure he saw that in the last two years.


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