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Old 07-07-2004, 04:06 PM   #1
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: London, Ontario
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need help installing Mandrake & RH9 on same HD

I have a dual-boot system (Win-XP on one hard drive, RH9 on a second drive). I use GRUB as my boot-loader. Everything is working fine, but I would like to upgrade from RH9.

I am interested in trying Mandrake. I had trouble in the past with Man9.1 and do not want to over-write my RH9 until I am sure that Mandrake will work on my machine.

How do I go about installing Mandrake and RH9 on the same hard-drive (or Mandrake and Win-XP), and still have all three available at boot time?

Any help is appreciated! I would also like to know if I am trying to do something that is potentially harmful to my system.
Old 07-07-2004, 05:05 PM   #2
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I know this isn't the answer you are looking for, and this sort of goes for any who are into the whole dual/triple booting thing...but why bother. I went through the whole wanting to dual boot Linux/Windows or dual boot 2 dsitrib of Linux but it was nothing more than just a slight dream. It never materialized. I have Linux on it's own separate PC and I couldn't imagine it any other way. Now, I do have a dual boot of Win2K and XP...but I have my reasons for that. But if you're just in it to sample which you like or whatever, just try one for a while and see what you like...if you don't like it reformat and put on the other.


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