Well it seems there are many people who have a dualboot system with Win and Backtrack so I followed as good as possible. But now I'm stucked.
So this what I've done:
1. Windows Partition (NTFS)
2. Data Partition (FAT32)
3. BackTrack Partition (ext3)
I've already installed Windows and BackTrack. I told the installer to write MBR to /dev/hda but when I reboot Windows is starting and not, as mentioned in these guides, BackTrack.
So I have just to install a BootLoader, right? But how? When I tried to install grub with grub-install --root-directory=/dev/hda4 i got an error saying "grub-setup couldn't be found at /sbin".
Help would be nice.
But what is "cp --preserve ..." good for? I know copying the data from the CD-Rom to the harddisk. But it's not like a "real Installation". So it would be much slower, or?
cp --preserve is the actuall copy command i guess. im new to linux but i was told do every thing by command and you will learn quicker so i followed mutts command line video .the first time i ****ed it up with lilo the default boot manger so i tried the gui installer which didnt work because i guess it install to hda by default and my hd was sda so after alot o head ache i went back to mutts and it worked great. plus it was no longer or faste either way as far as i could tell. i gotta tell you the hd install has been covered extensivly if you SEARCH.
The video mentioned below is one of the most comprehensive/professional ones I have seen. Just finished and now up and running with the dual boot 20 minutes ago.
The process follows a lilo boot....maybe watch the video and do the tail end of it...for the boot process.
Well i did this as well as i could and now upon reboot i get...
Non-system disk or disk error
replace and strike any key when ready
(No i didnt have xp actually installed just the ntfs empty partition f that matters)
Oh my lilo conf file looked exactly like his
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yes for an unknown reason you do need to install windows first..........
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