How do you dual boot Holo Iso with Windows?

Sokhi

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I want to test out the os and was wondering how to get it to dual-boot on my main c drive because I don't have another high-speed SSD or internal hard drive. If anyone can make or link a tutorial that would be greatly appreciated!
 

tenchi13

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I might be wrong, so please don't take it as 100% accurate.

From what I know currently the SteamOS3 is not dual-boot friendly.
You might be able to hack something manually, but I do not know.

It might be best for you to wait until Valve officially modifies SteamOS to support dual-booting
 

halotroop2288

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Linux, in general, does not play well with Windows, or NTFS partitions at all. Dual-booting is dangerous to your data and I would not recommend it anymore. I'm not sure if it has ever actually worked well, maybe in the days of FAT...

Here's an alternative:
I have had mixed results running a Windows KVM in QEMU, but I can recommend it for working on projects that wouldn't work in Linux if you're fine using the cloud for file transfer to/from the VM. For gaming, I haven't tested it, but it should perform OK (not perfect, and might have some issues).
This is a somewhat technically advanced option, but if you're considering this, you might already be skilled enough to do it.

Otherwise, you may need to disable/disconnect your drives each time you want to switch operating systems, to avoid data loss.
 
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