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Re: [SLE] Linux and Windows XP :-)
  • From: Chadley Wilson <Chadley@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2005 21:40:24 +0200
  • Message-id: <200503012140.24321.Chadley@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 01 March 2005 18:12, Jeffrey Laramie wrote:
> > > > Then, to test Windows XP, rebooted, the XP boot loader gave me the
> > > > presentation for normal and safe modes. But, one I came up in the
> > > > ctrl-alt-delete splash screen, neither the keyboard nor the mouse
> > > > worked. Maybe the system is telling me not to use XP :-)
> > >
> > > I think that every time you select windoze from the grub menu it should
> > > have a popup that asks "Why are you doing this to me?" In my case it's
> > > because there are still games that don't run easily on linux. But
> > > hopefully that will continue to improve.
> >
> > Not that I want to make our lives more complicated using M$ Software
> > but doesn't XP have it's own boot loader on the order of the one that
> > came with NT? I know that with NT you can, and it was recommended that
> > you, use the NT boot loader to choose OS'.
>
> I never used NT and I'm not aware of an XP boot loader, but I can honestly
> say that I've repeatedly had windoze installation disks ruin my existing
> Linux partitions so I would never trust a windoze boot loader.
>
> Jeff

Sorry Guys you can't to my knowledge boot a Linux partition with Winblows NT
bootloader
I have been trying for it for some persistent customers since XP came out, and
Windows Support know less about XP than me.

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