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Re: can Linux be loaded on 2 HDD in same m/c



On Fri, 2004-10-15 at 13:09, res gzq wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Ow Mun Heng" <Ow Mun Heng wdc com>
> To: "For users of Fedora Core releases" <fedora-list redhat com>
> Sent: Thursday, October 14, 2004 7:03 PM
> Subject: Re: can Linux be loaded on 2 HDD in same m/c
> 
> 
> > On Fri, 2004-10-15 at 12:24, res gzq wrote:
> > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > > i have 2 HDD and want to partition the 80gb hdd1 in 3 parts and load
> > > > 1-Windows, 2-Windowsbackup  and 3-Linux.  On HDD2 i want to install
> > > > only Linux. My question is can  Linux be loaded on 2 HDD on the same
> > > > m/c.
> > > 
> > > It works real good. I have Linux on multiple partitions on my computer.
> > > Linux can be loaded to a secondary drive.  Probably need to use GRUB 
> > > from the MBR or a floppy to boot Linux from the secondary drive.
> > 
> > Linux can work any way you put it to. I have like 1 HD w multiple
> > partitions and I have linux on 3 of them.
> > 
> > You can have the MBR on any of those 2 HDs and depending on how you
> > format/place your MBR (whether you use Windows Bootmanager or Linux's
> > GRUB or... you can achieve diff things.) 
> > 
> > More info is necessary.
> > 
> > eg: In My case
> > Windows Boot manager
> > XP -> boots into windows
> > Linux -> boots into GRUB which presents me with multiple partitions of
> > Linux
> > 
> Do you have MBR booting into Windows Boot manager?
> and then a line item to boot into GRUB?
yes

> if so, what is the line entry in Windows boot manager to boot into GRUB?
seems like u dont need it. 
> I have GRUB booting into Windows Boot manager.
since you alry have this, all you need is a line in grub to boot into
the linux partition/hd


Pls mail to the list as more ppl will benefit from the answer and more
ppl can help u.



-- 
Ow Mun Heng
Fedora GNU/Linux Core 2 on D600 1.4Ghz CPU kernel
2.6.7-2.jul1-interactive 
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