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Old 11-30-2004, 11:05 AM   #1
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Question Dual booting 2 Linux Distros?


I like to remove windows and moved to Linux totally. In my class they mainly focus about Red Hat distro and I perosnally like to use SUSE linux distro. So is there anyway I can dualy bot 2 Linux distros in the same hard disk. as per exapmly can they both use the same swap file rather than maintaining 2 swap files? well what are the common things they can share and how can I achive this?
 
Old 11-30-2004, 11:47 AM   #2
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you can use the same swap for both,
just make sure that your lilo- or grub-config point to the right image and root/.

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Old 11-30-2004, 11:54 AM   #3
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it's quite easy indeed.. just as easy (if not easier?) than dual booting win/linux

Also, if you'd like, the GAG boot loader is pretty cool.. and can be installed to load any operating system..

It is a very small ISO image that you burn and then boot from to install.. so it's not actualy installed from any OS... and everything is configured in a GUI right from the MBR.. check it out.. http://gag.sourceforge.net
 
  


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