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Old 05-29-2011, 02:18 PM   #1
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will sabayon dual boot with suse 11.3

Thinking of putting sab alongside suze 11.3, I wonder if the bootloaders are compatible (versions of grub) or if only native systems (apart from windows/apple) are acceptable.

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I have both installed on a DVD booting with Grub Legacy. Sabayon has all the boot files for Grub Legacy and Grub2 which you can see if you boot the Live CD. I don't have Sabayon on a hard drive. Opensuse will usually install its bootloader to the mbr unless you go through a few extra steps in the bootloader install process so you might be better off installing Sabayon first. On the other hand, I really don't know whether Sabayon on a hard drive uses Grub Legacy or Grub2. It's not that hard to boot Grub2 from Grub Legacy.


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