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I presently have two hard drivesm on one computer . The first, master, has MDK 9.1 on it. I was using the second one to play around, but everytime I try to put another linux distro on it, something goes wrong. Anyway, I would like to remove the second hard drive from the computer and use it in another computer.
I can mount this second one in MDK9.1, and everything is fine there. I have mdk 9.1 on it as well, and this is reflected in lilo. I know how to edit lilo to remove the entry for the second linux os on that drive. What steps do I need to take to remove this second drive from the computer, physically as well as with reference to MDK on the main drivet? Will it mess up the boot if it's gone? When booting, MDK recognizes it and mounts it "clean."
Thanks again. One more question: should i run /sbin/lilo (which I am assuming you run in a terminal, and type just that), before or after physical removal?
The reason I ask: I removed a CDRW from a Windows ME machine, without removing it in control panel first, and tried to reboot the computer and it froze up. Ended up, I had to detach the bios battery for 10 seconds, put it back in, and reboot, and everything was fine.