[kwlug-disc] installing Ubuntu into /dev/sda9 ?

William Park opengeometry at yahoo.ca
Mon Aug 2 16:51:19 EDT 2010


On Mon, Aug 02, 2010 at 08:31:31AM -0700, Raul Suarez wrote:
> --- On Sun, 8/1/10, William Park <opengeometry at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> > I'm just wandering, may be I'm the only one stupid enough
> > to install various Linux distros into logical partitions of
> > /dev/sda.
> 
> Just out of curiosity: Why do you want each distro with it's own grub?
> 
> You can have various distros in their own partition with Grub in the MBR launching them. 
> 
> Why having a grub that launches another grub?

That means, if I want to try new releases, I have to boot Ubuntu and
re-run Grub afterwards each time.  This isn't an issue for "production",
since you would normally have one OS per harddisk.  But, for "testing",
it's just pain.

-- 
William




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