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

Paul Nijjar paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca
Mon Aug 2 21:54:03 EDT 2010


On Mon, Aug 02, 2010 at 04:51:19PM -0400, William Park wrote:
> > 

> > 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.

I take it that chrooting into the main partition (that controls grub)
and then running the grub update does not reduce the pain? It's
obviously not as nice as having things work the way you want, though.

- Paul

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