Dual boot (XP) best practice

Michael Steigerwald mikesteigerwald at gmail.com
Wed Feb 28 16:05:58 GMT 2007

FWIW, it's a SATA disk.

I've downloaded the repair CD image from Lenovo and can boot from it.
However, it complains about an error using RAM disk. It crashes whenever I
try FDISK32. I wonder if the CD image is bad, so I'm going to try a fresh

TIA for any additional suggestions.

On 2/27/07, Simon Ruiz <sruiz at mccsc.edu> wrote:
> You can find photos of the different connector types below:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AT_Attachment - IDE
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SATA
> If the Windows CD's fdisk can see the hard disk, though, it shouldn't be a
> driver problem. I haven't the slightest clue why the Installer wouldn't be
> able to see something Microsoft's fdisk can see...
> Is there perhaps some form of "factory formatting" option in fdisk? I
> dunno, I'm grasping at straws here...
> Simón
> ________________________________
> From: Michael Steigerwald [mailto:mikesteigerwald at gmail.com]
> Sent: Tue 2/27/2007 3:01 PM
> To: Simon Ruiz
> Subject: Re: edubuntu-users Digest, Vol 9, Issue 20
> Thanks for the complement.
> I assume it's IDE, but I don't really know how to tell.
> The fdisk I'm referring to is what I run from the installer command shell
> I get into from the Rescue a Broken System startup option.

Michael Steigerwald
4041 12th Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55407-3239
Steiger at UMich.edu
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