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I have installed three distros. The first two went fine. When I entered the third one, PCLinuxOS, I lost the choice of the second one. On my booting screen I now just have the choice of the first or the third.
So I tried "control centre, boot,set up boot system" and found a panel where I could add another Linux as follows:
boot: /dev/sda Western digital etc
Trouble is, I can't figure out what to put in the blank Image and Append spaces to resurrect my 2nd distro. What is a Linux image? In Append, do I just put in the name of the distro to be booted?
What was the second distribution? You need to find the information necessary to boot that OS, such as the partition it is installed too, the kernel it is using, and if it needs an initrd. The easiest way to do this would be to mount the partition it is installed too and looking at the files inside of /boot.
Didn't think that simple booting up could be so convoluted! I'll study Dedoimedo's tutorial, when the time, inclination and brainpower all come together, so until then I'll just leave Zorin lurking in the background.
Thanks for your replies. Never a dull moment with Linux, is there?