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Dual-booting multiple Linux distros

By Kevin Russo on December 28, 2004 (8:00:00 AM)

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All the Linux flavors I have tried have no problem dual-booting with Windows, but how do you boot multiple Linux flavors, like Fedora and Ubuntu? This is a great way to have your favorite distribution on the first drive (hda) and experiment with the hundreds of others on a second drive (hdb). I found many procedures by Googling, but most of them concentrated on booting two distros on the same hard drive. However, this is a very simple procedure.

I have found that if you try to dual-boot Linux with Linux, the second flavor that you install overwrites the existing boot loader and the first distro seems to vanish. To solve this problem, don't install the boot loader of the second distro. You should be able to find an option for this as you go through the install process.

I know what you're thinking -- if I don't install the boot loader, how will I boot the system?

Let's assume that the bootloader is on the first hard drive (hda) from your original distro. You need to copy certain files from the /boot directory of the hdb drive to the /boot directory of the hda drive. To do this, you must first mount the hdb drive while logged in as the root user. Since this is only a temporary mount point, I just use the floppy directory:

mount/dev/hdb1 /mnt/floppy

Some of the newer distros now use the /media directory for mount points, so if the above command doesn't work, try:

mount /dev/hdb1 /media/floppy

You should see an icon appear on the desktop that looks like a diskette. Enter that drive, and cd /mnt/floppy/boot or cd /media/floppy/boot.

There are three files you need to copy to the /boot directory of the first hard drive (hda). The first is System.map, which will look something like System.map-2.6.9-1.6_FC2 (which is the System.map for the 2.6.9.-1.6 kernel from Fedora Core 2). The other two files will have identical numeric suffixes, after prefixes of vmlinuz and initrd. Once you locate these three files, copy them to the /boot directory of the first hard drive (hda). When copying the initrd file, make sure to copy it exactly as you see it, including the .img extension that will be someplace in the name of the file.

Now cd /boot to change to the /boot directory of your first hard drive (hda). You should see the three new files added to the directory.

Now there's only one step left -- add a stanza to GRUB, the boot loader file. Change to the /boot/grub directory and open the file menu.lst in your favorite text editor. Scroll down a few lines and add the new stanza under the one for your existing distro, skipping a line between them. It should look something like this:

title "whatever you want to call your new distro"
        root (hd1,0)
        kernel<nobr> <wbr></nobr>/boot/vmlinuz"Your Kernel Number" ro root=LABEL=/
        initrd<nobr> <wbr></nobr>/boot/initrd"Your Kernel Number".img

Note that this is a case-sensitive and space-sensitive document. That means that root=label is different from root=LABEL, and there is no space after the "=".

If you've done things right, you can now reboot your machine and you will see your new entry in the boot menu. Select it and you will boot into your new distro.

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too complicated

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on December 28, 2004 05:39 PM
it's completely unnecessary to copy stuff around (and it has the problem that you have to do it ever again your kernel changes).


Just point grub to the kernel and initrd on the second partition (root directive).


Another way would be to install a second boot loader in<nobr> <wbr></nobr>/dev/hdb1 (if that's the root partition of the second distribution) and add


root (hd1,0)


chainloader +1


to grub's config.
(And why the heck does he mount the disk on the floppy mountpoint<nobr> <wbr></nobr>:-( )

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Re:too complicated

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on December 28, 2004 06:12 PM
another way is to just create boot floppies for each distro and use the appropriate one

although it is just as easy to add another boot option to the existing boot loader used just pointing to the other distro's with grub or lilo

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Re:too complicated

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on December 28, 2004 06:17 PM
i agree.

and you can use another bootloader on hdb if you wish...

I don't understand how such a (useless ?) article is published here.

And the solution provided by it is sub-optimal...

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It's fault of GRUB document

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on December 30, 2004 01:05 AM
I had just finished my 'research' with GRUB.

The problem is not without document, the 'info' document is quiet long and detailing, yet it doesn't depict the whole picture of the usage stages of GRUB:

1. Installing GRUB package (but not necessary the GRUB loader) onto the 'host' computer.

2. Installing the GRUB loader onto the boot sector and the<nobr> <wbr></nobr>/boot directory of the 'target' disk.

3. Select menu items and Using commands during GRUB boot time.

The mess is that, most of the commands of GRUB could be used in 2 stages: the boot-loader-installation time and the booting runtime. The document doesn't seperately describe the operation in this 2 different contexts, and surely cause us a lot of confusion.

After finally grasped this concept, I immediately throw away that LILO crap.

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Vanishing Distros

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on December 28, 2004 07:21 PM
I have found that if you try to dual-boot Linux with Linux, the second flavor that you install overwrites the existing boot loader and the first distro seems to vanish.

If you are stupid enough to install the bootloaders in the same place then, yes, that would be the expected behaviour.

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Re:Vanishing Distros

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on December 28, 2004 07:58 PM
"If you are stupid enough to install the bootloaders in the same place then, yes, that would be the expected behaviour."

Yet another snarky response from the ranks of the socially challenged. People most likely to do accidentally overwrite the boot sector are folks who are new to Linux, and I would not call them or their actions stupid. Uninformed perhaps, but not stupid.

A more accurate perspective is that Linux distributions need to explain the consequences of installing a second distribution or, better yet, provide an option for easily adding a second boot option without affecting existing info in the boot sector. Maybe some distributions already provide this option and I just have not tried them yet.

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Re:Vanishing Distros

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on December 28, 2004 08:26 PM
Then how about writing a howto on how to correctly install linux, specifically the bootloader, instead of a workaround when you did it the wrong way?

People who are new to linux shouldn't muck around with installing two different distros on their pc if they don't know what they're doing. Sorry if saying that makes me socially challenged in your mind. Nah, on second thought, I don't give a ****.

Socially Challenged since 1998

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Re:Vanishing Distros

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on December 31, 2004 09:17 AM
Why shouldn't we muck around, it's the only to way learn.
Computers are not Life and Death issues. There plastic and metal boxes.

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Re: Vanishing Distros

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 76.111.4.167] on December 16, 2007 11:47 PM
Wow -- Linux users are jerks.

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HowTo Multiboot Several different OS

Posted by: Chris Hildebrandt on December 28, 2004 09:51 PM
Well, at NewsForge we could really expect more than this. Booting multiple OS is not that easy, and when it comes to booting multiple Linux distros, then you have to take care of more than just adding a line to Grub.
Several distros use installers that don't ask you for the partitions to use, while others don't give you the choice of installing/not installing Grub/Lilo into MBR or somewhere else.
You might also recognize that several distros start to use "what they think it might be" a swap partition, while it is actually your Solaris installation - oups.
I was missing also the point that newer versions of Grub are able to find and update kernels themselfes,...
So, the article above is not just incomplete, it would be also dangerous to follow it's advise whitout massive further investigation and learning.
Does one get money for writing articles here? If yes I would be willing to write a real "HowTo Multiboot Several different OS".

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Blast from the past

Posted by: suso_banderas on December 28, 2004 10:30 PM
This is like the late 90s when every geek was trying to see how many OSes they could get on their machine. I would figure that most people here would have already mastered dual booting machines.


    One time, I actually tried to see if I could have multiple linux distros share some of the same partitions like<nobr> <wbr></nobr>/home,<nobr> <wbr></nobr>/tmp,<nobr> <wbr></nobr>/boot, etc. It worked ok, but had problems when some programs overwrote files from the other distro or something. Actually, you can do this with Windows too, if you install windows 98/95 and then install windows NT or 2000 using a system directory name like<nobr> <wbr></nobr>/winnt.

This one time, in band camp...

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Problem with the Article

Posted by: Preston St. Pierre on December 29, 2004 12:30 AM
This is one of the first articles here at NewsForge that I have had enough of a problem with to come out and comment on its lack of information. It contains virtually nothing to help users. The little it does contain is absolute CRAP. As someone who has been "dual booting" for years, I can assure you that all the copying of files was not needed. I have six distributions booting on my system right now, and I've had more than that at previous times. This article is uninformed crap and I'm ashamed that NewsForge would even bother publishing it let alone paying for it, which they probably did. Come on, editors, pay attention to the material you are publishing. Don't tell me you've never dual booted your machine before with another Linux distro. What kind of editors are you for a Linux and Open Source news site then?

Again, you should be ashamed of this crap. Not only is it stupid but as others have pointed out its dangerous to just assume that all distributions will work this way. Many don't.

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Re:Problem with the Article

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on December 31, 2004 09:05 AM
Excuse me MR. St Pierre. I googled for quite a while trying to find a solution to a dual booting problem that I had. I found no answers. I took it upon myself to devise a solution. Coping the 3 files I stated from one drive to another simpley works. If you don't approve I can't help that nor do I care. Simpley put the technique that I stated in the article works I've done it several times with diffrent distros and it has not failed me yet.

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Re:Problem with the Article

Posted by: Preston St. Pierre on December 31, 2004 09:31 AM
I'm sorry that you had problems with it. If you had e-mailed me asking for help or come to the forums I frequent at LinuxTimes.Net and asked for help I would have been happy to assist you. As a matter of fact, if you do either now I'll be happy to show you how to do it without having to copy files.

-Preston

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Re:Problem with the Article

Posted by: Preston St. Pierre on December 31, 2004 09:34 AM
By the way, I have no problems with you devising a solution for yourself to use when duel booting no matter how much of an ugly hack it is. That is your system. All I had a problem with was you getting paid for spreading misinformation on the topic. Not knowing is OK. Not knowing but still preaching to others is not.

-Preston

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Re:Problem with the Article

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on December 31, 2004 09:49 AM
I wrote an article that I thought would help others avoid the same problems I faced. It was not my decision to publish the article. I do not know why the Linux community is so stuck on themselves and their own techniques. I thought Linux was supposed about freedom. The freedom to do what you wanted. I don't know how you call my article misinformation when the "Hack" works.

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Re:Problem with the Article

Posted by: Preston St. Pierre on December 31, 2004 10:18 AM
The hack involves much useless moving of files and is really bad if you are constantly installing new distributions (as I am). It was your decision to publish the article, because you submitted it. If you hadn't it wouldn't have been published. When you write an article to be published on a major site the readership automatically assumes that the authors know what they are talking about. You, on the other hand, wrote something that you made up and just happened to work for the distributions you tried it on (and, by the way, would fail for many distributions I've used). If you had really just wanted to get your information out there to as many people new to Linux who want to dual boot then you should have published it to different sites under a more open license so that it could be distributed to more sites and more people.

The point is you got paid for an article written to a readership who assumed the writers have basic knowledge of what they write about when in fact you have none. You didn't state in the article that you just made up a hack to get it working for yourself because you couldn't understand the proper ways - what you said was you researched many different ways and decided to teach us this way. That implies you've learned how these other reasons work and deduced that this way is better.

That is how I call your article misinformation.

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Re:Problem with the Article

Posted by: Preston St. Pierre on December 31, 2004 10:55 AM
Well, I wasn't originally going to say this, but the author of the article has been quite nasty to me even after I offered to help him out and teach him how to do it properly, so here:

Kevin Russo is a right-wing retail clerk from Philidelphia. His favorite activities do not even include computers or Linux. He is not, by hobby or profession, qualified to write articles on Linux. His hobby is photography. His grammar is poor. His education consists of photography and not anything about computers. In his own words, he wrote this article without knowing anything about the subject but because he felt that not understanding the majority of the results from Google made the one method he did understand superior.

NewsForge should do some research on who they have writing the articles. Someone whose hobby isn't computers, who has no education in computers, who in fact admits he doesn't know much about what he wrote, is not someone you want writing articles for a major website.

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Re:Problem with the Article

Posted by: Preston St. Pierre on December 31, 2004 11:04 AM
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Re:Problem with the Article

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on December 31, 2004 11:10 AM
Dear lady,

  You never offered your assistance in any way. I would have gladely accept help.Instead you ellect to just attack me and label your self superior even attacking others who support my effort. I'm sorry if it offends you that I have other hobbies and cannot donate my time to sitting infront of computer 24/7 I am ashamed that I am part of the same Linux community you. I am also not a retail clerk and my professional training is greater then you know. Please I don't mind comments even destructive ones like yours. But I don't make things up.

                  Kevin Russo

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Re:Problem with the Article

Posted by: Preston St. Pierre on December 31, 2004 11:36 AM
I never offered my assistance? To quote myself:
"I'm sorry that you had problems with it. If you had e-mailed me asking for help or come to the forums I frequent at LinuxTimes.Net and asked for help I would have been happy to assist you. As a matter of fact, if you do either now I'll be happy to show you how to do it without having to copy files."

Your reply?
"I do not know why the Linux community is so stuck on themselves and their own techniques."

I also did not label myself superior. You assumed that I thought myself superior from the fact that my comments cast you in a less-than-flattering light and suggest that I may be able to solve the problem. I'm sure you are vastly superior to me when it comes to cleaning cameras, but even though I haven't said it, yes I'm pretty sure that I'm superior to you when it comes to knowledge about Linux. That is nothing to be offended about. I spend my life studying it. You spend your life studying photography.

"I am ashamed that I am part of the same Linux community you"
You aren't part of the same community - the people includ1ed in said community are the ones who care about Linux and spend their time learning about it. Don't worry so much, because you aren't one of those people. You revealed as much to me with your comment of how you couldn't find any information on Google about dual booting.

On that note, by the way, I searched for:
dual boot "Linux and Linux"
Third result was an extremely in-depth well-written article on creating a multiboot with different operating systems from Linux to Windows to BSD and so on and so forth.
http://www.faqs.org/docs/win_bsd/introduction.htm
You are telling me you couldn't find that? Thats just the first result I tried! There were many hundreds more that looked promising.

"I am also not a retail clerk and my professional training is greater then you know"
Time to update your personals then.

"Please I don't mind comments even destructive ones like yours."
My comments started out against NewsForge for publishing your article. That is who I had a vendetta with. You trying to make some side money, well, thats your choice. I was mildly annoyed that you didn't know anything about what you wrote about, but I was more annoyed with NewsForge for publishing it. Then you started in on the personal attacks, claiming, for example, that I think myself superior, and calling me "Dear Lady".

"But I don't make things up."
Apparently you do. Either you made up the fact that you are a clerk in your personal or you made up the fact that you aren't right now. It is completely moot either way, of course, because I really don't care. I didn't say you made this all up. I said you acted like your way was best when the truth is you just didn't know how the other ways worked (by your own words).

Please, take a look, read back through the posts. When you said you were a newbie looking for help, I immediately offered to help you. You refused my help and scorned it. You abused me in the process. The worst part is, you are pretending to be so very angelic about it by saying things like "Please I don't mind comments even destructive ones like yours" right after saying "I am ashamed that I am part of the same Linux community you" (oh, by the way, you meant AS you). When someone says they are ashamed of me after I offer to help them with something they clearly don't understand, I don't know about you, but I count that as hostile.

Good day.

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Newsforge needs a freshman campaign

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on December 29, 2004 01:25 PM
With a lot of visiters to this site<nobr> <wbr></nobr>.it deems necessary that a subsite be created for people who are new to GNU/Linux.Ideally a subsite for the newbies should help.

The above article goes to that section.The content is half baked,needs more exhaustive detail.

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Do it with BIOS boot options instead.

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on December 29, 2004 03:29 PM
Use drive docks with both<nobr> <wbr></nobr>/dev/hda and<nobr> <wbr></nobr>/dev/hdb.
Install your primary distro to<nobr> <wbr></nobr>/dev/hda.
Pull<nobr> <wbr></nobr>/dev/hda.
Install your secondary distro to<nobr> <wbr></nobr>/dev/hdb.
Re-insert<nobr> <wbr></nobr>/dev/hdb.
On MSI motherboards, hit F11 at boot.
Chose which hard drive you want to boot to (from amongst all your other bootable devices).

Add hard drives and distros to taste.

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Solution

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on December 30, 2004 01:31 AM
Use Acronis OS Selector. Works fine.

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Re:Solution

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on December 30, 2004 06:08 AM
I agree, the safest way to dual boot is to install grub or lilo on the root partition and then use Sytem Commander, Acronis or Boot Magic to boot the OS.
Mandrake or Fedora are pretty good about booting most Linuxs, but I have had several (Linspire) that they could not boot.
The main reason I went to an aftermarket boot loader is because grub corrupted my Windows partition. I figured the safest resolution is to keep grub away from Windows.

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Re:Solution

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on December 30, 2004 07:39 AM
thats why i install the boot loader on a floppy , also for when reinstalling windows it dose not get wiped

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What is this???

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on December 30, 2004 12:53 PM
Having dual booted multiple linux distros from multiple drives for a long time I find the misinformation in the so-called article downright insulting. Toss this in the kiddie section where it belongs along with your non-standard<nobr> <wbr></nobr>/media.

I don't know if Grub is as complicated as he makes it sound (since I've never had any reason to try it, Lilo works just fine), but it should still be able to boot from another drive without having to copy all the files over.

And any distro that doesn't give you necessary options on install is crippled, why are you installing it in the first place? Try another distro. Slackware comes to mind...

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dualboot

Posted by: Hillbilly on December 30, 2004 07:10 PM
i use Slackware as my main distro for general use most the time, i keep an extra disk partition for testing other distros, recently i been playing with Debian-Sarge and if you select Grub as a boot loader it seems to find my Slackware install and adds it to grub with no problems, LILO does not & has to be added manually...

<nobr> <wbr></nobr>/dev/hda1<nobr> <wbr></nobr>/boot (for slackware)
<nobr> <wbr></nobr>/dev/hda2 / (for slackware)
<nobr> <wbr></nobr>/dev/hda3 / (for testing other distros)
<nobr> <wbr></nobr>/dev/hdb1<nobr> <wbr></nobr>/swap

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Timely but weak article; useless comments

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on December 31, 2004 12:44 AM
The article pointed in the right direction and was a good effort but lacked needed information.

The comments were just useless.

I've been using Unix off and on for 20 years, and Linux for three, but I'm still not sure the best way to add additional distros to my currently dual booting Windows and Linux machine.

Even the most snively commenter here who chortled on about Linux newbies, ALL of us here, are Linux newbies about SOMETHING. If the commenters are all so fricking elite, then please try writing a better article explaining step by step a better way to do this.

I do agree, if Newsforge pays for articles, then when they get a well-meaning but half-baked one like the parent article, they should reach out and offer to pay for something better. But geez, the "community" is supposed to be about sharing, so stop criticizing the author and claiming you can do it better, stop demanding $ for writing a better article, and just share your 'leet knowledge so the rest of us can learn. Please.

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Re:Timely but weak article; useless comments

Posted by: Preston St. Pierre on December 31, 2004 08:36 AM
I complained. News flash, though, I *do* share my knowledge writing articles. I haven't written one on duel booting, yet, because such a beginner's level topic doesn't really interest me and because there are so many different ways to do it that it'd be hard to fit them all into one article the size that NewsForge allows. What I complained about was that the information in the article, as little as their is, is not the proper way of doing things and makes the user do unnecessary work.

In any case, do a Google search for my name in quotes ("Preston St. Pierre") and you'll see how many articles I've written. I'm not just complaining out of my ass. I know what I'm talking about.

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pot kettle

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on January 01, 2005 04:42 AM
Preston, I don't know you, and I mean you no disrespect, but you seem to me to be as out of line as you are accusing the author you are criticizing.

Misspelling? It's spelled "dual boot," Preston, not "duel boot."

Nasty? Your posts to the author were the epitome of nasty.

Helping out? Finding an on-point article in the 3rd Google result? Um, no. The article you linked to so quickly and felt so smugly superior about finding, http://www.faqs.org/docs/win_bsd/introduction.htm<nobr>,<wbr></nobr> speaks about dual booting ON THE SAME HARD DRIVE, and in response to an FAQ states clearly that it is not interested in dual booting on multiple hard drives.

The instant author, no matter what you might think about his politics, experience, chosen hack, or writing style, was writing about dual booting on two different hard drives. It is an interesting question, and I certainly would like to see an article on point.

I commend the author for trying, and for devising a hack which worked for him. Again, if you or anyone else has anything substantive to add to the comments which would further everyone's knowledge, I'm sure many of us would appreciate the learning - I certainly would. But flaming for no reason and citing off-topic articles impedes the conversation and doesn't add to it.

Author, I don't know you, but FYI the "community" is large and many-flavored. Thanks for writing your article. I find it an interesting topic and one I want to know more about. Maybe you could edit it and improve on it some time when you learn more in the future.

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Re:pot kettle

Posted by: Preston St. Pierre on January 01, 2005 09:59 AM
Ok, so I used the wrong version of "dual" when I typed. I'm used to "duel" because I do a lot of "dueling" in games. Big fat hairy deal. If I wanted to criticize you for every typo and grammar error you made, I've no doubts you realize it would be a lot. I was making a comment not writing an article. I did not proof read the comment, so as is generally accepted, it had an error in it. I wouldn't be surprised if it had more than one, as a matter of fact.

Go on and on for as long as makes you feel good, but I have two hard drives in and there is no difference between booting two distros on one drive and booting two distros on two drives. The same tutorial works for both, as it explains how you point to the hard drive number and partition number it is on. A simple flip of the number "0" to the number "1" in the config file tells it to look on the second hard drive instead of the first. Either one works just as well. Seriously. What is so hard to learn about that? The whole point of having a configurable boot-loader is so that you can configure it! You know what that means? You just point to where the operating systems are in the config file! Thats right! Hard drive one, two, seven, no matter - just point to it and the bootloader, be it grub or lilo, will take over. In my current menu.lst file I have options to boot to 4 different OSes on HDA (including 2 different kernels for some of them, which are on the same partition, but the rest are on different partitions) and two on HDB. There was no copying of files required. That tutorial tells you how to do it the exact way I've been doing it, and it works.

Flaming for no reason I didn't, and citing an off topic article I did even less. I flamed him for very good reason, and I linked to an article that was very much on topic. His lack of realizing that maybe he shouldn't write articles when he is clueless is what isn't adding to the conversation.

If you find this article informative, you are as uninformed as the author. Thats ok, of course, but it doesn't change the fact that the AUTHOR should be more knowledgable. I don't care if a tutorial on dual boots is needed. Fine. A tutorial on dual-booting is a fine idea. It is the author's lack of understanding that is the problem. You shouldn't write about what you don't understand, especially in a case where you are so obviously proved wrong just by a simple Google search.

Then again, go ahead. Continue to pick on tiny things from my comments. Ignore the fact that the author is clueless and just convinced a bunch of noobies that his way, as redundant as it is, is the good way. Ignore the fact that they'll probably try to spreak that knowledge themselves and people will create insanely difficult to change setups. Ignore the fact that misinformation is never good for anyone and they would be better off learning how to use Google. Continue to ignore all that and believe that you are better and the author was right. That is your right to do, and I won't stop you. What you need to stop doing is thinking that this is unfounded, because it obviously isn't and I've provided more than enough evidence to support that.

-Preston

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Re:pot kettle

Posted by: Preston St. Pierre on January 01, 2005 10:38 AM
Before you make some asanine comment, the "spreak" in my post is, of course, supposed to be "spread".

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Dual-booting multiple Linux distros

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 86.40.148.244] on December 15, 2007 02:38 PM
WOW! It's sad to see so many people acting like this! As a newbie it really is sad. After all the comments, only a few of you so called ''experts'' actually gave out ''expert'' advise. Shame on you all!

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Dual-booting multiple Linux distros

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 71.235.112.220] on December 18, 2007 04:22 AM
"I haven't written one on duel booting, yet, because such a beginner's level topic doesn't really interest me.."


Then piss off! For a topic so beneath you, you seemed to have spent a lot time. Either provide your "expertise" which I doubt you have any, or STFU already.

Author, thanks for your work, I am no expert, but I googled with keyword s multiple Linux and there were few
rather straight forward methods that even beginners like me could follow.





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Dual-booting multiple Linux distros

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 134.197.153.253] on February 05, 2008 08:15 PM
Preston St. Pierre is that person that gives Linux users a bad name.

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