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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Re: Anyone tried Partition Magic boot manager?

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  • intrader
    Probably not needed. However, since it works I am not doing anything else.
    Message 1 of 4 , Aug 30, 2002
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      Probably not needed. However, since it works I am not doing anything else.

      8/29/2002 6:14:30 AM, "oilpatchdog" <oilpatchdog@...> wrote:

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      > To: linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com
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      > From: "oilpatchdog" <oilpatchdog@...>
      > Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2002 13:14:30 -0000
      > Subject:[linux-dell-laptops] Re: Anyone tried Partition Magic boot manager?
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      > Thanks for the tips. One question, though: If Partition Magic's boot
      > loader is in charge, why does LILO have to be installed?
      >
      > JT
      >
      > - In linux-dell-laptops@y..., intrader <intrader@a...> wrote:
      > > PM works fine. My partitions are:
      > > Linux sleep 550 MB Primary
      > > Boot Magic 32 MB Primary
      > > C: (ntfs) 6 GB Primary
      > > linux /boot 18 MB Extended
      > > D: (ntfs) 10 GB Extended
      > > E: (ntfs) 10 GB Extended
      > > F: (ntfs) 10 GB Extended
      > > linux /
      > > linux /tmp
      > > linux /home
      > >
      > > The trick is that BM hides itself. So using the diskettes, you must
      > > start the configuration tool and unhide the BM partition so that you
      > can
      > > configure BM to the appropriate linux partition ( it defaults
      > configures
      > > the sleep partition which is wrong). Ah, second trick, tell linux to
      > > configure LILO on the /boot partition.
      > > I hope this helps
      >
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