Comments, suggestions and questions about Linux Format magazine and the coverdiscs
Moderators: ChrThor, LXF moderators
all totally new to this - but trying to add Linux Mint 32 bit to an old XP machine.
LXF184 was my starting point.
I have partitioned the hard drive and installed Mint but now the PC re-boots into XP straight away....
Should I have used the Mint Compatibility version? or is there some setting I've missed..???
any help would be great
- Posts: 1
- Joined: Mon May 19, 2014 8:33 pm
- Location: Windsor
Did the Mint installer ask where you wanted to install the bootloader? you should install it to the MBR of your first disk, not to the Linux partition.
"Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." (Albert Einstein)
- Site admin
- Posts: 8614
- Joined: Mon Apr 04, 2005 11:52 am
- Location: Warrington, UK
Return to Magazine and coverdiscs
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests