[SATLUG] dual booting my windoze box

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Aug 25 20:09:14 CDT 2010


travis+ml-satlug at subspacefield.org wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 05:01:23PM -0500, Enrique Sanchez wrote:
>> thnx to all, I used these steps, and repartitioned the disk with
>> GParted, the data survived the windoze boot record, did not
> 
> If anyone dual-boots Ubuntu with Windows 7 I'd like to hear
> your stories; I want to reinstall on a single drive.
> 
> I had serious issues with GRUB2 and two OSes on two drives; basically
> I can only boot if I have a single drive plugged in.  I hate mixing
> things, since Windows tends to be a bad neighbor, but energy
> costs are suggesting that one drive is better.

The only way I feel close to being comfortable with any Win version is 
to run it as a virtual client under Linux.  Then, never use IE unless 
there is a specific need.  Never run a mail reader in Windows.

   -- Bruce




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