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To: <aclug-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [aclug-L] Re: Help with Windows paritition.
From: "Bob Bonifield" <augur@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 21 Nov 1999 17:36:17 -0600
Reply-to: aclug-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx

My problem isn't so much in LILO.  I need to know how to reformat a drive so
it is bootable.  I have reason to believe that it somehow got corrupt and I
need to know how to just erase that drive and start over with reinstalling
windows on it.  LILO isn't the main issue.  Thx

Bob Bonifield
ICQ: 1584053
AOL IMer: augurBot

----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Holmes" <maholmes@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <aclug-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, November 21, 1999 5:07 PM
Subject: [aclug-L] Re: Help with Windows paritition.

> If you are running red hat, go to the system configeration under left
> click(x window menu) ,--> system, --> configeration.  scroll down to LILO,
> then click the + sign.  Then chose " Linux and other OS."  There, if you
> remember which drive you were using hdb or hdc or hdd, and which number
> were using(hdb1 or hdc2 or what ever you used as the windows boot sector.
> If you advertenly removed it, it might still show up on the selections.  I
> do not know how to access LILO under debian, as I am still trying to learn
> debian.  But, Red Hat is fairly simple. It is made for dummies like me!!
> augur wrote:
> > Hey all.  I was wondering if I could get a few pointers on how to
> > reconfigure a windows partition.  I am in linux here as a the primary
> > boot device.  I also have another HD in here that has windows on it.
> > I have been duel booting for a long time with this combination and about
> > two monthes ago it all of a sudden stopped wanting to boot from the
> > windows drive.  I was wondering if someone could give me a quick run
> > through of how to resetup this boot sequence along with how to format
> > the drive in linux so that I can boot onto it and reinstall windows.
> > There is really nothing important on that drive that I want to keep.
> > Any and all help would be appreciated.  Thanks a ton all.
> >
> > ---
> > Bob Bonifield
> > augur@xxxxxxxxxxx
> > "The term 'nothing' is endless, the term 'everything' is just a void."

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