Loading Windows Xp

Avi Greenbury avismailinglistaccount at googlemail.com
Mon Mar 17 09:25:47 UTC 2008

On Sun, 16 Mar 2008 18:02:33 -0600
Karl Larsen <k5di at zianet.com> wrote:

> Avi Greenbury wrote:
> > On Sun, 16 Mar 2008 17:40:43 -0600
> > Karl Larsen <k5di at zianet.com> wrote:
> >
>     That is what I did. I moved a swap partition and cleared an old 
> partition of linux and that is /dev/hda1 the first partition. The 
> problem is the fact that windows XP will not load into that first 
> partition on the first hard drive. There is some problem. I have tried 
> making it a number of windows file systems but so far XP just ignors it.
> So I think the right answer is, nope don't try to load windows on a hard 
> drive with linux on it.

I've just read the archives.

Have you tried any fs other than FAT16? 
Which ones? 
What are you using to create the partition(s)?
What's the error message XP is throwing at you?
What's your current partition layout?

Avi Greenbury <god at lordandmaker.co.uk>

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