[techtalk] dual boot NT/linux

Caitlyn Martin caitlyn at netferrets.net
Mon Nov 8 13:08:14 EST 1999

Hi, Kristen,

> When I decided to clean some house and get rid of 95, and go with NT, and
> then added linux...it screwed up my NT partitions EVERYTIME...and believe
> me..I was not a happy woman at this point.
> I have heard that it doesn't work but is there a technical explanation
> that I could get detailing why exactly

When NT sets up it's idea of dual boot ('95/'98/DOS and NT), it puts the NT
boot loader in the DOS/'95/'98 partition.  If you blow that away, NT has no
way to boot.


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