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Old 03-06-2011, 05:59 PM   #1
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install and dual boot


I would like to dual boot mepis 8.5 and mandriva 2010.1. How do I set up my partitions and how do I install the distros so I can go from one to the other. I have a 40GB hard drive, which has been wiped clean.
 
Old 03-06-2011, 06:09 PM   #2
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Hello and welcome to LQ!

Here is lots of information for you to read and check out:

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&s...dual+boot+two+

Please search around a little bit harder next time before you post a brand new thread.

Cheers,

Josh
 
Old 03-06-2011, 06:17 PM   #3
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Most live distros have their own installer all you need to do is give it the space and it will partition for you. As far as the dual-booting if you have unallocated space and choose that for your installation it will dual-boot and should find boot for other distro. Mepis is a debian based os I would install it second because it uses grub2 which in my opinion is easier for newbies.
 
Old 03-14-2011, 11:21 AM   #4
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I could not get into the forum, but have gotten that taken care of now. Thankyou to those who replied. I partitioned and installed Mepis and Mandriva and everything is working well.
 
Old 03-14-2011, 11:37 AM   #5
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Good to hear you got it working!

Cheers,

Josh
 
  


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