[Techtalk] XP with Linux

Deanna Dunker 2xthefun at madbbs.com
Sun Jun 15 19:39:46 EST 2003

Can rawrite work to CDs though? I don't have floppy drive on the laptop 
that it's installed on.

At 01:25 AM 6/16/2003 +0200, Hans Tegnerud wrote:
>I suggest you create an install disk with rawrite from the first RH 9
>install CD, boot on it and enter rescue mode ('linux rescue' on my RH8 CD).
>Personally I've never had to rescue a machine this way. I usually create a
>boot disk during install and use that to get back into Linux. I've learned
>this lesson on Windows machines. :)
> > Thanks for the tip. I'm having a bit of a problem though; the CD that I
> > thought was bootable-to linux was NOT bootable to linux.  I don't have a
> > floppy drive and cant get back into linux to install grub.
> >
> > I tried getting in through knoppix, but it said it was unable to write to
> > the drive to install grub.  Any suggestions?  I'd like to be able to get
> > back in to linux.
> >
> > At 04:44 PM 6/15/2003 +0200, Hans Tegnerud wrote:
> > > > But I want XP Pro now, and I dont believe in OS upgrades.  So I'm
>going to
> > > > have to format that partition of my drive, which includes the master
> > > > record area.  Once I format and install WInXP pro, how do i go about
> > > > loading a boot loader on there?
> > > > -Deanna
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