Running Fedora 8 side-by-side with Fedora 7
cl at isbd.net
Sat Feb 23 14:35:21 UTC 2008
On Sat, Feb 23, 2008 at 07:50:12AM -0600, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> 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.
I don't run a Gnome desktop so I don't think it'll be a big issue for
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