>>I have read many things about installing this product on my PC but
>>nothing seems to point to my specific installation. I have Win 98
>>on my primary HD and would like to install Linux on my other hard
>>drive and make the machine dual boot from either OS. From what I
>>read this appeared possible but the actual installation was not
>>outlined and I don't know what to expect. And can I restore to my
>>Win 98 if this thing doesn't work, without having to do
>>a complete re-install?
> I have a similar setup to yours, except that I also have Window's NT
> too. I found that it is best to install the LILO boot loader to the
> master boot record of the primary HD (for you this is the one with
> windows on it). LILO will then allow you to choose which OS you wish
> to boot.
> The RH 6.0 installation actually takes you through the LILO setup
> quite well.
I have a similar setup and am about to install RH 5.2. I'm worried
though about what installing the LILO boot loader to the master boot
record of the primary (Win98) HD might do to that drive. Someone I
work with suggested switching my HDs so that the new (blank) one is set
as the master and the old (Win98) one is set as the slave. Is that a
better way to go?
Is there a way to ensure that messing with the master boot record of
the Win98 drive won't wreak havoc with that drive? I've got my data
backed up, but I'd really hate to have to reinstall everything if
things go wrong....
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