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Old 10-27-2005, 02:23 AM   #1
bits4linux
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Install Different versions of Linux


Hi,

I want to confirn that we can install two differnt versions of Linux in one machine.As per my knowledge the second version is erasing the information from the master boot record of the harddrive and boot only the secondly loaded Linux OS.

Will it any need to edit the secondly loaded OS boot loader to tell that fisrt also show in the menu.

If it possible how to do the installation.

Please advice.

regards,
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Old 10-27-2005, 02:29 AM   #2
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You can install several distros, and the way the boot-loader
handles stuff is all your choice. You can install the second
distro to its own partition, and install it's boot-loader into its
own root partition instead of the MBR. Then just point the
loader of the first distro to the partition of the second distro,
and that's it :)


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