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Old 03-02-2004, 08:56 PM   #1
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Three OS in Presario 2100

Hi, I would like to know if it possible to install 3 Operative systems in my laptop? Linux, Windows, and some BSD! it is recommendable ? and how can I do that?

Thanks a lot
Old 03-02-2004, 11:00 PM   #2
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Yes, its possible. You can use two differnet programs. Lilo or Grub.

In a nutshell:
You need to partition your hard drive using cfdisk / fdisk and create the different partitions. Install windows first. Then your Linux and BSD. Configure Linux to be the bootable and install lilo on Linux or BSD. Then you should be good.

Is it recommendable?
I have a duel boot (windows/linux) on my machine. The only reason I do it is because I dont have two computers I could just kvm switch between. Its all preference really.

Old 03-02-2004, 11:03 PM   #3
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Yup it can be done if you have a big enough hard drive. My bro has a triple boot. It is a good idea to make the windows partition on the first MBR.


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