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Old 05-25-2004, 08:07 PM   #1
infidel
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Installing 10.0 Official alongside 9.2


My apologies at the outset, since this has probably already been covered. I've searched here and not found anything specifically relating to what I need, but please forgive me if this is an oft-repeated-and-answered question.

I would like to install 10.0 Official alongside my existing 9.2 installation (on a presently Mandrake 9.2-only hard drive). The 9.2 PowerPack has all the tools I need right now, but I'm dying to try the 2.6 kernel while waiting until a 10.2 (or so) release to purchase another PowerPack. Since I haven't been able to locate an official Mandrake version of the 2.6 kernel ready-made for 9.2 (if such a thing even exists), and the prospect of rolling my own 2.6 terrifies my inner newbie, it looks like the side-by-side full-install route is my only option [BTW, if it isn't my only option, and there IS a Mandrake 2.6 kernel that'll work with 9.2, I'd love to hear about it].

I use GRUB as my bootloader (I don't trust LILO, as it once ate my partition table, and I prefer GRUB's relatively simple configurability). I would like to end up with full installations of 9.2 and 10.0, bootable from the GRUB menu. Can I simply run the 10.0 install and trust it to install its own copy of GRUB with 9.2 and 10.0 ready to go, or are there other things I need to take into consideration (and be prepared to deal with)?

Any guidance would be greatly appreciated; thanks very much in advance.
 
Old 05-25-2004, 09:21 PM   #2
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You can take a look at this post for upgrading to the 2.6 kernel in 9.2. It's a bit dated, but I'm sure the newer versions of 2.6 and dependent packages will work just as well. Haven't tried to upgrade to kernel from 2.6.0 yet, since I mostly work on 10.1 cooker, but if I do, I'll post back.

This is the original thread, which I recommend reading through.

Regarding GRUB, can't help you there. I don't use it.
 
  


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