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Re: [SLE] Dual-booting...or trying, heh
  • From: Bruce Marshall <bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2005 15:36:51 -0500
  • Message-id: <200502101536.51625.bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 10 February 2005 03:06 pm, Chris wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John B [mailto:yonaton@xxxxxxx]
> Sent: Thursday, 10 February 2005 6:07 PM
> To: suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx
> Subject: [SLE] Dual-booting...or trying, heh
> Heya gang,
> I just installed W98 on a second hdd for a few games *only*. The way I
> did it, was open case, unhook Linux hdd and made second hdd hdd0, installed
> M$, rehooked everything back to normal.
> Then I tried to use YaST to setup my LILO so I had the choice of windows
> also to choose from in the boot screen. Unfortunately, it's not writing all
> the things it apparently needs to boot the windows hdd. All fstab has
> is /dev/hdb1 and 'other'.
> Anyone mind showing me their fstab if they're dual-booting or giving me a
> hint how to have YaST set it up?
> Thanks,
> John

FSTAB has nothing to do with dual booting., FSTAB tells linux how to mount
its partitions once *linux* is in the process of booting.

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