Install NT. Install UnixWare. Using a boot floppy, run OS-BS
( freely available from www.freebird.org as osbs20b8). Choose to "set startup
id"; this will reset your Active partition on the fly. Reboot.
Greetings. I have searched the web, many linux documentation sites,
usenet groups, and several HOWTOs and I have yet to find an answer for
this. Every mention to how boot loaders are configured to boot both NT
and linux use the NT boot loader as the primary loader, in the MBR, and
call LILO or similar as a chain loader.
My problem stems from the fact that NT 4.0 workstation failed to provide
me with a boot loader even after several different installations. During
it's install sequence after formatting the partition and installing a
series of programs in C:\ and C:\Winnt\, it asks that I reboot without any
disk in the floppy drive or CDROM drive, inferring that the MBR is set and
it will boot NT for further installation procedures. Each time I reboot,
I find whatever boot loader I last had in the MBR to be completely left as
it was. This was even the case for an empty MBR.
What I am interested in is finding either information on how to have LILO
boot the NT partition, or find an alternative to LILO that can accomplish
Let me know if you know of a fix to this. Thx.
Penn State Computer Engineering Undergrad