Dual boot problem

Mike Hudson mike.hudson at gmail.com
Tue Sep 20 17:07:34 CDT 2005


You will probably need to get into your BIOS and tell it to boot the third 
hard disk. In my experience, Microsoft's boot loader will not load linux. 

You usually enter the BIOS by pressing ESC, F2, or DEL when your computer is 
first booting up. 

Many newer computers have a "boot prompt" key, like F9 on HP computers. My 
Asus motherboard's quick-boot key is F11. The quick boot / boot prompt key 
will ask you once which device to boot from, and the next boot would be back 
to normal. 

Best Regards,
Michael Hudson

On 9/14/05, KindigDR at cs.com <KindigDR at cs.com> wrote:
> I have a new XP box with 3 hard drives in it. I installed Ubuntu on the 
> third one (LILO is also installed there) and can't get the system to boot to 
> Linux. I've tried modifying the boot.ini but can't seem to get the proper 
> settings.
> Any suggestions?
> Thanks for your help. 
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