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Old 10-02-2004, 10:41 PM   #1
WarpFactor
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MultiBooting various Distros


Hey All,

this questions has been bogging me for quite some time.I know it is possible to boot different distros of Linux.What are the basic tools i need to do that. And if you have some links with some info..that'd be great !

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Old 10-03-2004, 12:04 AM   #2
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basically it's just a matter of installing the different operating systems on their own partitions, and then installing a bootloader such as lilo or grub... the configuration file for lilo is /etc/lilo.conf, and i think the one for grub is /etc/grub.conf...

here's a link that can give you the big picture:

http://www-106.ibm.com/developerwork...ry/l-flex.html


here's some googles that might help you:

http://www.google.com/linux?hl=en&lr...=Google+Search

http://www.google.com/linux?hl=en&lr...=Google+Search

http://www.google.com/linux?hl=en&lr...=Google+Search

http://www.google.com/linux?hl=en&lr...=Google+Search


also, don't forget to search Linux Questions:

http://www.google.com/linux?hl=en&lr...=Google+Search

http://www.google.com/linux?hl=en&lr...=Google+Search


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