l i n u x - u s e r s - g r o u p - o f - d a v i s
L U G O D
 
Next Meeting:
April 21: Google Glass
Next Installfest:
TBD
Latest News:
Mar. 18: Google Glass at LUGOD's April meeting
Page last updated:
2005 Feb 21 08:58

The following is an archive of a post made to our 'vox-tech mailing list' by one of its subscribers.

Report this post as spam:

(Enter your email address)
Re: [vox-tech] Three Install Questions
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

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
_______________________________________________
vox-tech mailing list
vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox-tech



LinkedIn
LUGOD Group on LinkedIn
Sign up for LUGOD event announcements
Your email address:
facebook
LUGOD Group on Facebook
'Like' LUGOD on Facebook:

Hosting provided by:
Sunset Systems
Sunset Systems offers preconfigured Linux systems, remote system administration and custom software development.

LUGOD: Linux Users' Group of Davis
PO Box 2082, Davis, CA 95617
Contact Us

LUGOD is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
based in Davis, California
and serving the Sacramento area.
"Linux" is a trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Sponsored in part by:
EDGE Tech Corp.
For donating some give-aways for our meetings.