[aclug-L] Fw: Re: Has anybody fought M$ --ME for control to install linu
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Holmes" <maholmes@xxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, November 03, 2000 7:52 PM
Subject: Re: [aclug-L] Re: Has anybody fought M$ --ME for control to install
linux dual boot?
> The floppy does work and the mandrake loves this new computer. Shame I
> all of my home directory from the hard drive crash on the old computer. I
> must make a real effort to figure out how to use the hp ide cd burner. I
> have a few querks. I cannot make the sound drivers work, the screen is an
> inch off to the right, and xvidtune, will not allow any further movement,
> it says I am at the limit. And, I still have not figured out how to make
> the Lucent modem work. I know that there is a driver to run a lucent win
> modem under linux, but just have not figured out where. I am getting
> to order win4lin, off of lsl. I'll let everybody know how it works!
> John, thanks for the tip of mandrake 7.0 off of the maximum linux
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "james l" <james@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <discussion@xxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 18, 2000 9:58 AM
> Subject: [aclug-L] Re: Has anybody fought M$ --ME for control to install
> linux dual boot?
> > On Wed, 18 Oct 2000, you wrote:
> > > I just bought a new HP pav and It came with a ton of software and ME
> preinstalled. I tried my typical of fips'n the hard drive and sliding
> right in beside it. AS soon as stuff starts, ME bust in and stops stuff!
> From me, I cannot go to dos real mode, as it is no longer allowed. It
> as though microsoft has designed this program to counter dual boot systems
> and it is annoying me. I am thinking of putting in an old 2gig hard drive
> and booting off of a diskette to the other drive!
> > >
> > > Michael
> > >
> > I heard that it will not only not exist with linload (no dos mode), but
> > will not exist with LILO. The reason is that it thinks (according to wha
> > this person said M$ said) that the mbr is "damaged", and overwrites it.
> > think they had more sinister objectives (eg. no more dual booting), but
> > linload, etc WILL NOT dual boot with Linux on the same drive. Another
> > M$ anti-competitive actions.
> > James L.
> > ps. the floppy should work.
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