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geba 06-16-2005 03:39 AM

install 2 linux distrib on 1 disk
i am a really newbie! i've intalled a winxp on hda1, an uhu linux on hda2, a swap partition on hda3 and a frugalware linux on hda5. How can i set my GRUB config file in order to have the possibility for boot any of the 3 op. system? Because now i can only boot either winxp or the latest installed linux distro. :(
thanks in advance!


qledge 06-16-2005 06:02 AM

First locate your grub configuration file. For example, /boot/grub/grub.conf, open the file in a text editor and you should be able to see something like this:

title Red Hat XXX
root (hd0, 0)

title XP

title <your third OS> <---- Is it in your grub.conf ???

and etc. If you want to choose to boot from your installed 3 different OS, make sure it is included in your grub config file.

Hope it helps.


geba 06-16-2005 08:42 AM

thank you for answering! i am not at my cmputer now but i'm going to check my config file.

honestly i think my 3rd OS also included in the config file because when the system boots up, i am asked whether which OS i want to choose (win, lx1, lx2) but if i choose lx2 instead of booting i get error#15 message (if i remember well).


tuxrules 06-16-2005 09:38 AM

Error 15 means you have not specified the correct kernel image to boot but disk/partition info is fine. So just open up the config file and make sure you give correct location and name.


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