[Ilugc] dual boot success

Vignesh Rajendran vickylinuxer at gmail.com
Mon Jul 16 15:52:00 IST 2012


On Sat, Jul 14, 2012 at 5:19 PM, kenneth gonsalves
<lawgon at thenilgiris.com>wrote:

> hi,
>
> finally succeeded. I did not use lvm. What I did:
>
> 1 booted fedora. made a 4gb swap and a 60gb primary partition and
> installed fedora there.
>
> 2 booted mint and made another 60gb partition and installed mint there.
>
> 3 on restart, the machine booted directly into mint
>
> 4 booted from the fedora installation dvd and restored grub. I now have
> a nice dual boot system - I still have one more partition available,
> should I install mandriva, or does someone have suggestions for
> something more exotic?
>

Try Gentoo


>
> fdisk -l shows:
>
> [root at xlquest lawgon]# fdisk -l
>
> Disk /dev/sda: 160.0 GB, 160041885696 bytes
> 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 19457 cylinders, total 312581808 sectors
> Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
> Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
> I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
> Disk identifier: 0x00088787
>
>    Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
> /dev/sda1   *        2048   114690047    57344000   83  Linux
> /dev/sda2       114690048   122882047     4096000   82  Linux swap /
> Solaris
> /dev/sda3       122882048   240068607    58593280   83  Linux
>
> --
> regards
> Kenneth Gonsalves
>
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Regards

Vignesh Rajendran


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