[CentOS] Re: Curiosity when installing CentOS 5.1 in addition to W98 & WXP

Mon May 12 23:35:10 UTC 2008
Scott Silva <ssilva at sgvwater.com>

on 5-12-2008 10:17 AM MHR spake the following:
> I got half way through an installation of CentOS on a box that has
> Window$ 98 in the first partition and Window$ XP in the second, where
> CentOS was designated for partitions 3 (/boot - 128MB) and 4 (/) and
> had some strange results.
> During the install, I changed the default OS to boot to Window$
> (because I rarely use this machine, but others who don't have a clue
> use Wxx), but then while the packages were downloading, I left the
> machine alone.  When I came back, it had rebooted to the DVD, so I
> pulled it out and rebooted again.
> It came up in the Windows boot selection screen (W98 or WXP), and
> never stopped at grub.
> Should I not have set it to go to Windows by default, or is this
> something different?
> Thanks.
> mhr
It might not have finished the install, and something made it reboot before it 
  had written the grub records.

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