k5di at zianet.com
Thu Nov 8 18:52:37 UTC 2007
Gilboa Davara wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-11-08 at 23:38 +1030, Tim wrote:
>> On Thu, 2007-11-08 at 12:54 +0000, Timothy Murphy wrote:
>>> Why don't you just have ONE boot partition?
>>> Surely that is the norm if one is running different systems.
>> I seem to recall someone saying that updating the kernel on one OS could
>> mess around with the other files in /boot, knobbling another OS, when
>> they all had their kernels in /boot.
> It doesn't.
> Anaconda (both in RHEL and Fedora) does clubber the existing grub.conf
> during the installation.
> But if you keep a copy of the previous grub.conf and merge with the
> newly installed on, it should work just fine.
> Updates only add/remove exact kernel versions and files (and the default
> option). They do not modify other entries.
> - Gilboa
With Fedora changing every 6 months, it is best to not allow
anaconda to botch up your grub. And you CAN tell it not to. Then later I
can set up grub as I want it :-)
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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