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Re: Booting a gazillion linuxes?



On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 6:46 PM, Tom Horsley <tom horsley att net> wrote:
> Any recommendations for the best way to organize a big
> old disk chock full of different versions of linux so I
> can boot different ones?
>
> For just a few linux versions, I've used a stand alone
> grub and chainloaded different partitions which, in turn,
> have their own grub.
>
> With enough different linux versions installed, I'll have to
> use LVMs instead of extended partitions, and it occurs to me
> that I have no idea if grub can be pointed at an LVM to
> chainload the linux there (I certainly don't see anything in
> the grub info file that mentions lvm or any syntax that
> might be used to reference one).

Just a quick thought: the /boot partition cannot live in an LVM.

~af


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