Appendix D. How to Create a Dual-Boot System

This document explains your options for installing Red Hat Linux on a computer that currently runs another operating system, 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 server-class installation is most appropriate for you if you'd like your system to function as a Linux-based server, and you don't want to heavily customize your system configuration.