Ubuntu 8.4 problem
Karl F. Larsen
klarsen1 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 29 20:23:38 UTC 2009
Mark Haney wrote:
> 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.
> 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.
That is such a minor point. You do need to come up in the LiveCD and
then in a terminal do the Grub call that replaces Grub on the MBR. Takes
about 5 minutes.
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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