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Old 10-23-2004, 12:45 AM   #1
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Does anyone here have experience with installing two linux systems and one FreeBSD?


I am trying to install 3 different linux operation systems. They are Fedro Core 2, Slackware and FreeBSD.
Can anyone discuss with me anything about the particition and installation procedures?
 
Old 10-23-2004, 01:15 AM   #2
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It is not really that difficult, but much can go wrong, so I suggest you back up your data ;-)
For me these steps worked quite well:
1) Install a linux distribution
2) Boot that distribution and install GRUB (will probably work with lilo too, but I always use GRUB)
3) Install all the other Linux distributions, but _never_ install a boot loader
4) Change the path in the GRUB configuration file and see if you can boot the other distributions
5) Install FreeBSD, but _do not_ install the boot loader
6) Read how to boot FreeBSD with GRUB
7) If it works, you are done, if not go back to one ;-)

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