[oclug] Upgrading a windows box with linux
thukral at pobox.com
Tue Oct 15 17:24:22 EDT 2002
try either sys d:
or fdisk /mbr
On Tue, 2002-10-15 at 17:19, Martin Hicks wrote:
> I have to upgrade a windows-only machine from a 3GB disk to something much
> larger. This is a production machine so I figured I'd use linux to do the
> file copying and stuff. I'm going to:
> 1) stick the new disk in as /dev/hdc
> 2) format the disk vfat
> 3) copy all the data from /dev/hda1 to /dev/hdc1
> 4) move the hdc disk to the hda position
> My question is:
> How do I make my new disk windows bootable? Does anyone remember this?
> Do I just have to toggle the bootable flag in fdisk?
> I guess I *could* just install lilo or grub in the mbr, but I'd rather not.
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