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RE: System with two operating systems in two disks




> -----Original Message-----
> From: fedora-list-bounces redhat com
> [mailto:fedora-list-bounces redhat com]On Behalf Of Matt Morgan
> Sent: Martes, 22 de Junio de 2004 03:55 p.m.
> To: For users of Fedora Core releases
> Subject: Re: System with two operating systems in two disks
>
>
> On 06/22/2004 03:49 AM, Javier Perez wrote:
>
> >Hi
> >
> >I am running Fedora in one computer and now I want to make some
> >tests. I have an 80G HD that I can add as a slave to the system.
> >
> >I want to install the second HD with its own OS that I can play with
> >in such a way that my original OS is not disturbed.
> >
> >I know maybe this is a question for a GRUB List but I wonder if
> >somebody else have done this and if there is a good how-to that could
> >guide me in this.
> >
> >Thanks!
> >
> >
> >
> What OS will you install on the second disk? Most linuxes that I know of
> will be happy to do it for you automatically. Windows may break
> everything, on the other hand. You can probably search for and find a
> lot of help online about this--try including the term "chainloader" in
> your search.
>
> I run basically the same setup at home, Mandrake 10 on the first disk,
> Win XP on the second disk. But having Windows installed first was the
> key; Mandrake found it and set up grub for me. I have a feeling if
> Mandrake were there first, the Windows install would wreck the MBR.
>
>
I have FC2 currently on disk1

I wanted to intall a new FC2 on disk2 and experiment with Slashcode. It
requires
some special setup on Apache and Mod Perl, that's why I do not want to
experiment on
my main system.

Javier



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