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Old 04-09-2009, 11:59 AM   #1
vishal.ecb2005
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Smile installing more than 3 operating system


hi every one i am new to this forum and also this is my first post to this forum,so if there is some mistake or stupidity in my post please forgive me.
Actually i am stuck in strange problem,i want to install more than 3 operating system om my laptop,but i have heard that you need primary part ion on your disk to install operating system onto,but problem arise here only actually we can made max 3 primary and one extended partion,
so if i use 3rd party boot loader for it,but what about partion?
actually iam interested in installing window vista,ubuntu Linux,Mac os tiger and solaris.

so any solution to this problem?
 
Old 04-09-2009, 12:25 PM   #2
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Linux doesn't need to be installed on a primary partition, so you can set up 3 primary partitions for your other 3 operating systems, and set up an extended partition to hold logical partitions for your linux installation (root, home, swap), and even another logical partition to hold data that you want to share between all of the OSes.
 
Old 04-09-2009, 01:56 PM   #3
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Yes it's possible..

Go to The member page for Saikee, click the 'About Me' tab, and check out the links in his signature..

Also this post of his would be rather informative for your current project.
 
  


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