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Solved: Dual Boot

Discussion in 'Linux and Unix' started by Simon71, Sep 25, 2008.

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  1. Simon71

    Simon71 Thread Starter

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    Hi,

    If I want to dual boot XP and Red Hat, I have to partition my hard disk!

    Currently my hard disk is un partitioned and running xp only. Can I partition the disk and leave xp alone or do I have to format the whole disk, partition it, and then add xp and then Red Hat?

    In other words, can I load unix with the hassle of re loading xp?

    Thanks
    Simon
     
  2. 1002richards

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  3. Simon71

    Simon71 Thread Starter

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    Hi Richard,
    Thanks for that. I think I will take an old hard disk and install this in my xp machine and run RED HAT on the 2nd disk.

    Ta
    Simon
     
  4. 1002richards

    1002richards Retired Trusted Advisor

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    Yo're welcome.

    Richard.
     
  5. virtuindia

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    So for that you need 2 partitions, so you have to delete main partition and recreate partitions.
     
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