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Re: XFS/XP Dual Boot?

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Subject: Re: XFS/XP Dual Boot?
From: Russell Cattelan <cattelan@xxxxxxx>
Date: 11 Jun 2003 13:13:22 -0500
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On Wed, 2003-06-11 at 13:03, Florin Andrei wrote:
> On Tue, 2003-06-10 at 22:46, Chris Wedgwood wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 05:30:40PM -0700, Michael Whang wrote:
> > 
> > > Has anyone successfully dual booted XFS with windows XP?  Please let
> > > me know if so and how.
> > 
> > I did I a long time ago (no windows now)...  I don't recall any issues
> > but you will need to install your boot-loader in the MBR as XFS stores
> > the first superblock in the first sector of the partition which some
> > bootloaded need to be told about.
> 
> If you have a small /boot partition (which is usually recommended) then
> you can format it Ext3 (or even Ext2 mounted sync), declare it bootable
> and install the bootloader in its superblock.
> That's basically what i almost always do.
swap will also work.
although you need to make it type 0x83 to install the boot
block and then switch it back to a swap partition.



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