LinuxQuestions.org
Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Debian
User Name
Password
Debian This forum is for the discussion of Debian Linux.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 07-21-2019, 08:44 PM   #1
etcetera
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2004
Posts: 226

Rep: Reputation: 15
Debian 10 install - how to pick a disk in a multi-boot system


I have 4 SSDs in the machine and I want to install Debian 10 on just 1 of them. Going through the process and viewing a video, it doesn't seem like it can differentiate between disks? I really don't to wipe out all 4 of my disks.
I want to use LVM.
 
Old 07-21-2019, 11:21 PM   #2
GAVollink
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2002
Location: Bronx, NY
Distribution: Ubuntu
Posts: 370

Rep: Reputation: 34
I highly recommend using a live CD distribution to boot your system. Mount each of the drives, and take a note of what their device names are for each as that is VERY unlikely to change when you switch back to Debian's installer. (( Especially if you use a debian based live CD )). Most live CDs will have enough tools for you to explore the disks and figure out which is which.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
best practice Multihead, multi-screen, multi-display or multi-monitor-Debian 8 lgtrean Linux - Software 1 10-14-2015 09:53 AM
[SOLVED] what's the difference between a multi-cpu , multi-core and a multi-thread system ? entz Linux - Hardware 11 12-20-2011 04:49 PM
Multi-disk, multi-boot system does not boot after fresh install anth0ny5 Linux - Software 8 08-17-2011 02:02 AM
Install from iso on hard disk in a multi boot system without burning a DVD JZL240I-U Linux - Distributions 9 12-09-2009 04:21 AM
GRUB, Multi Linux/Multi Disk Boot gtnorton Linux - Software 1 03-16-2003 03:48 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Debian

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:17 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration