Ubuntu 8.4 problem

Mark Haney mhaney at ercbroadband.org
Thu Jan 29 20:16:23 UTC 2009

Karl F. Larsen wrote:

>     I can't believe I am seeing this! Last year the approved way to run 
> Ubuntu was in dual boot with Grub to Windows. The LiveCD does this 
> almost automatically.
>     As for loading Windows after Ubuntu, you MUST HAVE partition 1 open 
> and you must format the partition with Windows, and if you do that it 
> will load easy. I did that on my laptop and it is working perfect in 
> dual boot.
> Karl
You're missing the point.  The Windows install blows away anything on
the MBR since it expects to be the only OS on the system.  That's what
they are driving at.

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Mark Haney
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