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Old 07-18-2005, 01:50 PM   #1
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changing hard disks

i have 2 hard drives and i have linux installed on the slave hard drive. i was wondering if it is better to have it as a master? i have windows installed on the other drive.
if it is better how would i do it ? i use lilo and i dont know how i would install the boot loader on the other drive?
Old 07-18-2005, 01:53 PM   #2
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Quite honestly, windows does not like being on anything other than the primary master. In fact, it's hard to convince it to install anywhere else.

What advantage were you hoping to get by this switch?
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linux works great on either master or slave...really doesn't make a difference. i have two harddrives also, with xp on my master, and slackware and freebsd on my slave...
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In my expierence it doesn't matter where Windows is... it's probaly best to not piss off Windows, I vote for keeping the current setup
Old 07-18-2005, 02:11 PM   #5
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yeah i know windows hates that but i dont care about them but if it doesn't make any difference i wont go through the headache. thanks a bunch


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