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Re: Grub and two distros



For that reason you have to know that operating systems you have
installed, that partitions you have in your hard disk, and that partitions
you have in your operating systems, you must know your system, sometimes
grub it does not take into account many configurations and it is necessary
to do it manually, for that reason he is recommendable to know the
partitions well.

Gustavo Eli Pelcastre H.

> when i install fedora 10 on this box, already a quad boot, f10 thought it
> was
> only system. when i selected to install a start for another install, it
> did
> so. but true to form, it did not work. so i manually edited grub.conf and
> set it up as i wanted and anaconda has never been able to do.
>
>
> Gustavo Eli wrote:
>> For that reason, it is necessary to keep the configurations from grub.
>>
>> Gustavo Eli Pelcastre H.
>>
>>> Sure - but when you install kernel updates on one or the other, then
>>> tend to trample the bootloader in mbr
>>>
>>> Craig
>>>
>>> On Fri, 2009-01-09 at 17:12 +0000, Gustavo Eli wrote:
>>>> Fedora is very likely to recognize the partition in the installation
>>>> and
>>>> add the grub, and to check the type of grub partitions have been
>>>> installed.
>>>>
>>>> Gustavo Eli Pelcastre H.
>>>>
>>>>> I think I may have solved the mystery of my wireless problems - I'll
>>>>> report
>>>>> back in a few hours when I'm more sure.  Meanwhile, I'm now about to
>>>>> reinstall
>>>>> Fedora.  I'd like, if possible, to keep Linpus Lite, as I found that
>>>>> having
>>>>> the easy interface on the EeePC was very useful when strangers were
>>>>> curious
>>>>> about it.
>>>>>
>>>>> Linpus appears to be using about 8GB, so I figure that if I shrink
>>>>> its
>>>>> partition to 12GB that should be plenty for anything I'll ever need.
>>>> I'll
>>>>> then do a custom install of Fedora.  I've not done a dual install
>>>>> like
>>>>> this
>>>>> before (apart from windows dual-boot).  Can I expect that grub will
>>>>> recognise
>>>>> and set up the Linpus installation, or am I likely to have to do some
>>>>> jiggery-
>>>>> pokery to get things going?  If there are any problems I want to know
>>>>> about
>>>>> them before I start :-)
>>>>>
>>>>> Anne
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>
>
> peace out.
>
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