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Old 07-08-2002, 06:36 PM   #1
Registered: Dec 2001
Location: Charlotte,N.C.
Distribution: Redhat Linux 5.2, SuSE Linux (personal 7.3)
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Dual-booting Linux

I'm currently running SuSe Linux 7.3 Personal. Wondering if someone can tell me how I can dual - boot with Mandrake
8.1? Also, how do I boot hard-drive b, for the purpose of running
yet another version of Linux? (say, RedHat 7.2?) Would it be
easier to run one of the distris which has GRUB, and go from there? I'm new to Linux, and am not familiar with dual-boot procedures. Thanks!
Old 07-08-2002, 08:48 PM   #2
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Someone correct me if I'm wrong but Mandrake should detect Suse when it installs and add it to lilo or grub. If it doesn't, all you'd have to do would be edit your etc/lilo.conf and that's easy to do if it's two versions of linux. There are a lot of instructions on this. As for hard drive b, that only applies if you have two hard drives. If it's another partition its something like hda1 or hda2. Booting another drive would mean adding it to your lilo.conf, again there's instructions on this. If this doesn't make sense, let me know!


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