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Hi. I have a laptop running FC6, and it works great, but I need to triple boot Windoze XP, Fedora Core 7, and (not necessary, but would be nice) Ubuntu ...
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- 09-07-2007 #1
Fedora 7, Ubuntu Fiesty, Win XP - 1 laptop drive
Hi. I have a laptop running FC6, and it works great, but I need to triple boot Windoze XP, Fedora Core 7, and (not necessary, but would be nice) Ubuntu Fiesty. What order should I install these in, and do you know of anything that might make this difficult? Also, since Windoze is so crud, I'll need a separate partition for the swap file (4GB, I believe). At what point do I need to create this? Thanks in anticipation - any help would be great. Zeke
Last edited by Big_Zeke; 09-07-2007 at 02:46 PM. Reason: Added a note.
- 09-07-2007 #2
Well, XP needs to be at the first position on your drive, and the others can go in whatever order you like them. Since all use the grub boot loader, it's just a simple matter of installing the latest distro, mounting the root partition from the previous distro, and copying the last distros entry(s) in /boot/grub/menu.lst and adding it to the most recent distros /boot/grub/menu.lst.
- 09-07-2007 #3
Great, thank you. That sounds pretty simple (chortle - I bet I'll be here next wednesday trying to figure out where I went wrong. ). But thanks. (lol: I'm a Dapper-Dan man)
- 09-07-2007 #4Originally Posted by Big_Zeke