Fedora & XP on same machine, good bad or ugly
Robert L Cochran
cochranb at speakeasy.net
Fri May 1 00:56:47 UTC 2009
I, too, am quite happily running Windows XP and Fedora on a laptop on
the same hard drive. For variety I've also done it with separate
external hard drives over USB. A modern hardware system ought to be able
to run multiple modern operating systems harmoniously from one or more
hard drives. For me, it all works fine. Peter and others have noted the
hardware clock issue which you have to take care of.
On 04/30/2009 08:51 PM, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> Peter Langfelder wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 5:32 PM, Steven Kemp<SKemp010 at roadrunner.com> wrote:
>>> Good Idea? on different hard drives. XP home installed now.
>>> Good, Bad or ugly? Recommendations.
>> I have Win XP and F10 installed on the same HDD on a Lenovo T60
>> laptop. No problems, but then I don't think I used the XP a single
>> time since installing Fedora. To my knowledge the only issue is
>> setting the hardware clock - when you install fedora, you choose a
>> particular way of setting the clock so it doesn't clash with the one
>> XP uses.
> I have much the same setup on my Toshiba A105-S4004, except I
> patched the Windows registry for the hardware clock being in UTC. I
> don't have the registry patch handy, but I can post it again if you
> need it.
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