[ltp] something for the experts
Thu, 13 Nov 2003 18:58:23 -0800
At 10:11 AM 11/13/2003, Andr=E9 Wyrwa wrote:
> > You can't have separate Windows boot systems installed for XP and 2K. =
> > must use the XP variety. If you allow 2K to wipe out the XP files, you
> > will not be able to start XP. Both 2K and XP will be accessed through=
> > XP boot menu, regardless of whether you get to it from lilo or grub, or
> > directly from bootstrap.
>But I'm pretty sure that I did this once. Not sure if it was 2k and Xp
>or 2k an NT4, but unless I has a really good dream I know it worked.
The NTLDR system of 2k can boot NT4. In each case, you need the NTLDR etc=
from the newest Microsoft OS. You certainly made it appear that this was=20
your problem. If you want completely separate installations of multiple=20
Microsoft OS, you must hide the partitions containing the boot files for=20
all but the one you want active. Not worth the trouble.