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Re: Installing FC3 alongside another distro



On Sat, 01 Jan 2005 09:06:56 -0500, Andy Elvey
<andy elvey paradise net nz> wrote:
> Hi everyone -
>     I'm a first-timer here and have a question about installing FC3
> alongside another distro.
>   At the moment, I'm running Mepis Linux, and I'm keen to install FC3 as
> well.
> 
>    What I'm wondering is -  if I try to install FC3, will it overwrite
> the current bootloader, or will the FC3 bootloader just "append" itself
> to what's already there?  ( I believe Mepis uses the Grub bootloader).
>   At the moment, I have Grub in the master boot-record.  So, if I put
> FC3's bootloader elsewhere, will it still be possible for me to access
> both distros?
> 
>   Very many thanks for your time and comments!
>   - Andy
> 

Yes, it will.  Save a copy of grub.conf to a floppy or another
accessible media.  After installing FC3 insert the Mepis data into
FC3's grub.conf.  Comment out "hiddenmenu" line to see all boot
choices.


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