Chapter 1. Configuring a Dual-Boot System

This chapter explains how to install Red Hat Linux on a computer that currently runs another operating system, such as Microsoft Windows, and how to create a dual-boot environment.

If Your Computer Already Has An Operating System

If the computer you want to install Red Hat Linux on is currently running Windows (or some other operating system), you have an important decision to make. Your choices are:



A partition is a physical division on a hard drive.