Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 10th Apr 2006 21:20 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes There are so many ways to boot alternative OSes to common PCs these days. What's your prefered way? Read for a quick introduction to the most common methods and then let us know about your prefered way of booting alternative OSes to your PC by taking the poll.
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Multi-boot for me
by jaboua on Sun 16th Apr 2006 19:51 UTC
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I multi-boot - I used to run only one OS at the time (freebsd or a linux distro), but after I got myself an extra harddrive, my setup is like this:

Slave harddrive:
10GB windows xp
25GB linux
5GB for testing other OSs and distros

Master harddrive:
1GB swap
74GB /home

I've messed up (or removed) my bootloader many times, but it's not really much of an issue; I just reboot into a livecd, mount a few filesystems, chroot and reinstall grub from there.

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