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NT & Linux

Peter Breton wrote in a message to Mike Bilow:

> I've asked some other folks who've gone through the process. I 
> gathered that you need to install WIN95 first.  After that 
> install Linux and LILO.

 PB> You can install in any order, just have a Linux boot floppy 
 PB> handy and  rerun LILO when you're done (to take back the MBR).

Right: the key idea is to get LILO onto the system.

> LILO will allow you to boot either OS. If you install Linux first,
> Windows over writes the MBR and screws up other things.

 PB> Windows 95 takes over the MBR, I don't think Windows NT does. 

Yes, NT does modify the Master Boot Record.
-- Mike

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