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So Far So good.

Postby mipcar on Mon Apr 20, 2009 6:58 pm

Only baby steps but I've managed so far to get one dual boot happening... Mint 6 Main edition Gnome & Mint 6 XFCE.

My "Old" Fedora version 7 worked but the latest one I downloaded has mouse problems.. Hmmmm.

I'm not putting any data into anything yet nor doing all the email setting up etc as I might still need to re-do everything but hey it's a start. :D .

As I mentioned in other posts, suggestions for fine tuning for cross data access between distros would be appreciated

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Re: So Far So good.

Postby DataMan on Tue Apr 21, 2009 4:23 am

As I mentioned in other posts, suggestions for fine tuning for cross data access between distros would be appreciated


With respect to the data accessible across multiple ops, my recommendation is to set up one or more ext3 partitions to cover it. For example, I have dedicated partitions for:
Photos
Music,
Backups
Documents

All of the partitions are mounted via fstab in each of my available ops (4 linux and 1 windows at the moment :D ).

Once the partitions are established, just make sure you define them via the manual partition method in the install.

Also sounds like you might be ready for a dedicated GRUB partition. If interested, I've got a small paper that I've published on my website detailing the methodology (mine) for a dedicated GRUB.

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Re: So Far So good.

Postby mipcar on Tue Apr 21, 2009 5:13 am

Thanks D/man.
You will no doubt have seen my later post of problems.

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