Installing Windows after Linux
boson at u.washington.edu
Thu Mar 29 00:14:48 PST 2001
> I have two hard disks, one is the first primary master and is completely
> used up by linux. It has a boot, root, and swap partition and thats it.
> The second is the second primary slave and doesn't get recognized by my
> bios on start up. Linux recognizes it when it starts though. It has
> nothing on it and it would be ideal if I could install
WINDOWS on that.
> I had the notion that I swap the two hard drives and install windows on
> the blank disk, (as the primary master). That didn't work since my bios
> didn't recognize it at all and may have not worked for reasons I am
> ignorant of.
> On Wed, 28 Mar 2001, Mike wrote:
> > Do you mean installing Windows on a physical disk which previously had
> > Linux installed, or do you mean installing Windows on anything other than
> > the first partition of the primary disk of a dual-boot system?
> > I've done the prior (many, many wearisome times). The latter is
> > apparently not recommended. I can't tell you why though. It's a
> > Microsoft thing.
> > ---------------------------
> > -=<(| mike at boobaz.net |)>=-
> > On Wed, 28 Mar 2001 at 23:48, C. Mills wrote:
> > |Has anyone tried installing windows 98 after linux? Everything I have
> > |read says not to do it.
> > |CHarlie
> > |
> > |
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