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Re: [vox-tech] Three Install Questions
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Re: [vox-tech] Three Install Questions

Hi everyone,

I appreciate all of the great suggestions I've received from this list.  It 
seemed appropriate that I should follow up with the practical solution to 
my problem,  

I never determined what the cause of my boot problem was but I did find a 
workaround.  I created a boot floppy and then copied the boot sector of the 
boot floppy into the root directory of my XP install as a binary file.  By 
pointing the windows installer at this binary file, it will now "boot" into 
GRUB which will load my Linux install.  

I don't know why this wasn't working when trying to copy the boot sector 
directly from the partition.  It may have something to do with the reiser 
file system but I really am only speculating.

As for swap space,  I've decided to go with Karsten's suggestion and create 
multiple swap partitions.  This way I can mount the additional swap after 
adding more RAM (probably next month).

Thanks again for all of the great help!
Wilson Shealy
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