Re: Removing SuSE
From: ryeish (castint_at_NOSPAMhotmail.com)
Date: Sun, 28 Dec 2003 18:31:24 -0500
On Mon, 29 Dec 2003 00:05:22 +0100, Torsten Kaiser
>> How can I safely "uninstall" SuSE? I did some online searches didn't
>> come up with anything FAQ like.
>The only problem I see is the bootloader and its configuration. AFAIK XP
>isn't able to handle things like this.
>Set the default entry in your boot loader to start XP and wait until it
>messes up and you have to reinstall XP anyway. Common use with Billy's
>Toys. This way you keep your data on the Linux side as long as possible in
>case you forgot to backup something.
>When it is time to "maintain" your XP box, just let the XP installation what
>it usually does: Spread all over everything in reach.
I just did the XP install yesterday during some downtime. (Downtime is
when the wife has to work a w/e shift so I have a few hours to reload
everything w/o her asking my (a) why the machine isn't booting and (b)
am I going to force her to use another OS. :)