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I have an odd problem. I upgraded an old thinkpad 600 from a p2 to a p3. To get the hardware (and BIOS) to work correctly I had to disable ...
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- 09-15-2008 #1
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- Mar 2008
install question - boot partition
I haven't found any help so I'm trying to be creative here. If I install Ubuntu, and add a boot partition, then install Mandriva Xfce over the root partition of ubuntu but DON'T install the mandriva bootloader, will this potentially solve my problem? If so, how do I set up a boot partition. I have an idea, but I'm sure its not as easy as I'm thinking.
I appreciate any help you might have.
- 09-16-2008 #2
My understanding is Mandriva uses Grub2 ... this may help.
Setup of a boot partition should be straight forward ... resolving the grub2 issue may take longer
If you are unsure of the boot partition setup maybe you could post your outline method for someone to comment on.