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Old 05-28-04, 03:02 PM   #1
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Default Fedora Core 2 and dual-booting

Here is a warning to all of those who may want to dual-boot Fedora Core 2 in a system with either Windows 2000 or Windows XP: Fedora has a serious known bug that will cause your XP install to be un-bootable by messing up the MBR. Apparently it is caused by the way kernel 2.6 views hard disk geometry.

If you do want to install Fedora and still have a dual-boot system, the easiest method of prevention (although it does not always work) is to force LBA use in the BIOS. Check through www.fedoraforum.org for more info on the bug.

Believe me this is a nasty one, I found out the hard way
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