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Re: [opensuse] openSUSE 13.2 and old xp computer
Carlos E. R. composed on 2014-11-17 19:44 (UTC+0100):

On the other hand, the solution your friend suggested, creating a /boot
partition is correct.

+1

But I would create it with ext2 (two).

+1

Although no need to shrink /windows, it can be anywhere.

Yes, but ...

Even a logical partition works.

Keeping Grub (/boot) on a primary (not on MBR) means easiest possible
restoration of linux bootability, even booted to Windows, after
(re-)installing Windows.

https://old-en.opensuse.org/Bugs/grub#How_does_a_PC_boot_.2F_How_can_I_set_up_a_working_GRUB.3F
http://fm.no-ip.com/PC/install-doz-after.html
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