[ubuntu-uk] dual boot
daubers at gmail.com
Tue Nov 27 15:49:26 GMT 2007
Keith Gregory wrote:
> norman wrote:
>> < big snip >
>> So, things are not as simple as I first thought. The thing is, the hard
>> drive I am thinking of adding is from my old machine and has Windows XP
>> already installed on it. Does this make much of a difference to the
>> advice so far given?
> The way I would do that is
> 1 Disconnect Ubuntu drive
> 2 Add Windows hard drive as primary drive, Boot and install drivers etc.
> 3 Reconnect Ubuntu drive configured as slave
> 4 Boot from Ubuntu install disk using repair option see if that will
> reconfigure grub for you
Step 0 - Backup important things on both drives, just in case.
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