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[aclug-L] Re: Help with Windows paritition.

[aclug-L] Re: Help with Windows paritition.

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To: aclug-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [aclug-L] Re: Help with Windows paritition.
From: gLaNDix <kaufmjes@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 21 Nov 1999 20:36:50 +0100 (CET)
Reply-to: aclug-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx

not as long as you have a boot floppy...  then, load up linux from the
floppy, run lilo, and all is well (i've done this so many times it's not
even funny! : ^ )


"If we don't stand up to Micro$oft, who will?"
     - The Boycott Micro$oft Web Page

On Sun, 21 Nov 1999, Lowell Premer wrote:

> ----------
> >From: "Bob Bonifield" <augur@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> >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
> Watch out for putting Windows on last; it will overwrite the
> master boot record, and then you won't have any access to 
> your Linux partitions: not a very good trade-off IMHO
> Lowell

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