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Run Phat Linux On My Win2Kpro PC

By DrumHighRoller ·
Well, I don't have ANY Linux experience except for a short trial run on an old 200mhz PC to which I loaded Red Hat 7.0, I really like the whole concept of Linux and would like not to be hooked into always having to use Windows to do anything. I downloaded a version of Phat Linux and I cant even get it to START loading within Windows as it supposedly was designed to, it states that I have a Runtime error '76' path not found, I did load the vb6rt file as instructed and still nuthin'!! I really like the idea of running Linux inside of Windows so that I can learn Linux while still getting to all the things that need my attention in the Windows environment.
Any help in this area would be most appreciated!!

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by djent In reply to Run Phat Linux On My Win2 ...

You may have an NTFS boot partition. Linux needs a FAT32 c: or ext2/3 boot partition to install.

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by DrumHighRoller In reply to

had the forsight to use Fat32 on my PC!! But my inexperiance with anything Linux has me worried to make a complete change,so I saw that having PhatLinux within Windows would allow me to access both OS's at the same time while I learn the Linux ropes.

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by djent In reply to Fortunatly I ...

You might try SUSE, good hardware support, detection. I would install it on an unused drive or partition.

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