[ltp] BM/PM 6.0 and Win2K (was: Keeping Win2K during/after repartitioning a T20?)

Errikos Pitsos linux-thinkpad@www.bm-soft.com
Tue, 02 Jan 2001 23:51:56 +0100

Can't you disable BM from its own configuration menu, reboot and then 
delete whatever partition it has created, then install RH and with it lilo?


At 11:19 1/2/2001 -0800, you wrote:

>I'm having a problem with Boot Magic/Partition Magic 6.0 on a T21 with a
>10-Gbyte hard drive.
>I'd like to reserve 7 Gbytes for Windows 2000, which came preinstalled, and
>devote the rest to RH Linux (6.2 or 7.0). I'd also like to uninstall Boot
>Magic and use either LILO or NTLDR to boot the machine.
>Here's the problem: Because Boot Magic won't install on an NTFS partition I
>had to create a small FAT partition and put Boot Magic on that. However, W2K
>*hid* that partition, and I'm not able to unhide it, even using Partition
>Magic. (I can tell PM to unhide it and apply the change but it doesn't
>So -- any ideas how to access Boot Magic to blow it away?
>Thanks in advance.
>David Newman
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