Seopher: Are You Scared of Dual Booting Linux?
Oct 12, 2006, 22:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen York)
"An excellent question it seems even when my personal
experiences are put aside--a friend of mine over in Norway
attempted to dual boot everyone's favourite distro (Ubuntu) on his
laptop with fairly disastrous results. Specifically, a crashing
while managing the partitions created an expensive paperweight.
While I doubt this situation isn't reversible (as that isn't the
point of this article), I wonder how many people are actually
scared of dual booting Linux.
"While initial searches of Google don't convey this to be a
serious problem or concern I am aware that myself and those around
me have experienced problems doing this (theoretically) simple
action, mostly with semi-devastating consequences..."