Running Fedora 8 side-by-side with Fedora 7

Aaron Konstam akonstam at
Sat Feb 23 13:50:12 UTC 2008

On Sat, 2008-02-23 at 12:00 +0000, Chris G wrote:
> Are there any problems or issues with running a dual boot system with
> both Fedora 8 and Fedora 7?
> I currently have Fedora 7 (/, /usr, /var, etc) on one disk (/boot is on
> the same disk) and /home on a separate disk.
> I'm aiming to add a third disk and install Fedora 8 on that one using
> the same /home as Fedora 7 does.
> I believe the new installation should find the existing /boot and
> simply add itself into the grub installation there, is this right?
> I am then aiming to migrate customisations across from Fedora 7 to
> the Fedora 8 installation and when it's all working OK I will move
> across completely.
> -- 
> Chris Green
If we are talking about gnome systems one can almost guarantee that
 the gnome configuration files in ones home directory for f8 and f7 are
different which will make it difficult to use the same home directory.
She asked me, "What's your sign?" I blinked and answered "Neon," I
thought I'd blow her mind...
Aaron Konstam telephone: (210) 656-0355 e-mail: akonstam at

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