Dual booting FC2 with FC1

Robin Laing Robin.Laing at drdc-rddc.gc.ca
Thu May 20 19:10:58 UTC 2004

Gerry Tool wrote:
> Dave wrote:
> When it comes time to set up grub during the install, one option is to 
> put the FC2 grub boot record on the boot sector of your new root sector, 
> leaving the current master boot record as is.
> Then, you can boot to FC1, mount the partition that FC2 is on and 
> integrate the boot information from the FC2 /etc/grub.conf into the FC1 
> /etc/grub.conf in a text editor.  No need to run anything.  The next 
> time you boot, the FC2 choice should be in the grub menu.
> Gerry
What about issues with ~/ config files if you want to share /home 
between FC1 and FC2?  Will there be problems?

I am looking at putting FC2 on a partition but use the same /home 
directories until I have FC2 fully configured.  My wife would kill me 
otherwise. :)

Robin Laing

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