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Old 12-10-2006, 06:14 PM   #1
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Triple booting.

I used to dual boot SuSE 10 and XP home, however when 10.1 came out I found it buggy, so I swapped to Ubuntu.
I have just downloaded SuSE 10.2 and I am going to install it.
I have Xp & Ubuntu installed on one drive and I have just added another drive to my computer.
What I would like to know is if I install SuSE to the second hard drive will I need to alter the grub loader so as to have the option at boot up to choose between Xp, Ububtu & SuSE.
If so how do I go about editing the Grub bootloader.
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Install SuSE to the second drive. Be careful to specify that grub is to be installed to the root partition and not to the MBR (you already have it there). Copy the SuSE entry from /boot/grub/menu.lst.

Mount the Ubuntu partition, and open Ubuntu's copy of /boot/grub/menu.lst. Paste the entry from SuSE.

On re-boot, you should see the three OSs listed.
Old 12-10-2006, 06:50 PM   #3
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Thanks for that bigrigdriver.


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