[nycbug-talk] Multi OS setups
Mon Dec 27 15:50:50 EST 2004
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On Mon, Dec 27, 2004 at 02:46:07PM -0500, Francisco Reyes wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Dec 2004, Scott Robbins wrote:
> >I use Grub on one of the Linuxes (Linii?).
> Would this be better than the FreeBSD boot loader? If so why?
Yes. Because I said so. <snicker>
Seriously, Grub is far easier to configure and, more importantly in a
case like this, to reconfigure. There is also a bootloader called GAG
which some folks prefer. I prefer Grub because if I put in one
distribution, it's the only bootloader that I have to install. If you
use GAG, you have to install grub on the root partition of each Linux
> >What Marc says about losing data is of course a risk
> I plan to install all the "real OSs" before I put any data.
> Since I plan to use a dedicated drive to play around I hope that will
> minimize the risks of loosing data. Plan to backup anyways, just in case.
Never hurts--of course, it's just when you get cocky that you say,
"Hrrm, I can skip the backup this time" and we all know what happens
~that~ time. :)
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