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ZDNet Australia: Dual boot: IT Pros' Suggestions

Nov 20, 2002, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Following a poll in last week's IT Manager Update newsletter, a number of readers have written in with their tips and opinions about dual booting Linux and Windows operating systems.

"Sam Johnston, director at Australian Online Solutions, said that he supports anything which helps with the introduction of Linux into businesses. 'Having just wasted 15 minutes of my day trying to reactivate Office XP Professional after moving to a RAID boot disk I certainly appreciate the freedom OSS offers,' Johnston said.

"Johnston believes that the startup process still takes way too long, especially at the BIOS stage, which he finds annoying given that most of the work done by the BIOS is redone by the PnP operating systems..."

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