[CentOS] Dual-boot with WinXP, CentOS already installed

Victor Padro vpadro at gmail.com
Thu Apr 16 15:45:04 UTC 2009


On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 9:32 AM, Kai Schaetzl <maillists at conactive.com>wrote:

> Sorin Srbu wrote on Thu, 16 Apr 2009 14:35:40 +0200:
>
> > Googled some more. Realised /boot/grub/menu.lst *is* /etc/grub.conf...
> Duh!
>
> You want to change /boot/grub/grub.conf, nothing else !
>
> >
> > Also some people say it's better to have Windows installed to the first
> > harddrive and the first partition (so that C: is the where it should be
> on
> > 1st hd/1st partition).
>
> Doesn't matter.
>
> >
> > Would I be better off disconnecting the drive containing CentOS and
> > reconnect it when I'm done installing Windows. Then boot with CentOS
> rescue
> > and reinstall grub to the Windows-hd MBR?
>
> Why? If you want to put them on separate *hardware* then you don't have to
> reinstall anything. Just make sure that the CentOS drive is the first boot
> drive.
>
> Kai
>
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install windows xp then install easyBCD and make the dual boot work without
changing any file on any OS.

Screenshot:
http://wiki.osx86project.org/wiki/index.php/Vista_bootloader
Get it:
http://neosmart.net/wiki/display/EBCD/EasyBCD%20Documentation%20Home


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