Fedora and reinstalling Windows
Mike.McCarty at sbcglobal.net
Tue Dec 5 23:51:00 UTC 2006
> On Tuesday 05 December 2006 14:59, Arghavan Sabahi wrote:
>> Some time ago I installed Fedora Core 4 on my PC with your great help.
>>Everything was fine until when I decided to reinstall Windows XP. I
>>formated the two partitions which were for windows' use and reinstalled it.
> This is a famous W$ problem/feature. The installation of windows overwrites
> the master boot record.
> If windows is installed first then install linux ...Then lilo or grub is smart
> enough to recognize the other operating system...windows ain't that smart
This is untrue. I have a machine which is dual-boot Windows XP and
Fedora Core. I use the Windows XP boot manager to boot Fedora (via
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