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Re: Any way to install new Fedora on second drive of a running system?



On Thu, 2009-01-15 at 18:27 -0500, Chris Snook wrote:
> B Wooster wrote:
> > I wonder if this can be done - I'm have a system that is running Fedora Core 7.
> > 
> > I want to avoid shutting down and rebooting and spending the hours to
> > install Fedora 10 on this.
> > 
> > I do have a second drive in this system that is not being used.
> > 
> > So, wondering if I could run some special install program, that
> > formats, partitions the second drive, installs Fedora 10, allows me to
> > select and update and install packages.
> > 
> > Then after I'm done, I'll just boot using the second drive.
> > 
> > Is this possible?
> > 
> 
> The short answer is no.  The long answer is yes, but it's way more trouble than 
> it's worth.  Last time I checked, installing F10 only took a few minutes.  Just 
> wait until you've booted up into it before you install every single package in 
> the distro.
> 
> -- Chris
> 
I don't understand your answer Chris.. The answer is clearly yes. That
is what people do when they install Fedora on a machine with Windows.
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