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, Michael Schwendt <mschwendt@g...>
> On 5/3/05, pawanpatki <pawanpatki@y...> wrote:
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> > i have winxp sp2 on one of my partitions and have 2 another
> > One has red hat fedora core 2 installed on it. Now i have to
> > Suse 9.01 on the other partition.
> > Can I use the same /boot and swap partitions for red hat as well
> > Suse?
> > Do i have to make any changes to grub or how will it be modified?
> > Any other changes or problems it might cause which I have to look
> > Plz give me all details so that i dont go wrong anywhere.
> You can share the swap partition between multiple Linux
> But better don't share /boot. Instead, install a boot loader into
> MBR (Master Boot Record), and for every additional Linux
> install a separate boot loader into the first sector of the used
> primary/logical partition, then chainload these boot loaders from
> boot loader in MBR.
> E.g. with GRUB, this would load a separate boot loader installed
> title hda8 (Fedora Core 2)
> root (hd0,7)
> chainloader +1
thank you. that helped me a lot. could you please tell me what was
the significance of your suggestion for not using a common /boot