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Question asked by simple in #Coffee Room on Feb 24, 2008
simple · Feb 24, 2008
Rank D3 - MASTER
I have Windoze xp and Opensuse as a dual boot system right now. All i want to do is put another linux distro (say fedora core) and triple boot my system.
now i tried many ways and i always end up having the latest installed linux and losing the one installed before it. i tried fiddling with grub but i am still a noob and i am not able to get the two linux distros on my grub.
even if i try to give them a valid path...it says that partition is not mounted during boot and hence it cannot access the boot images and initrd.
please help me as i have been stuck with this problem for a long time....
as always any help is sincerely appreciated!!!
thanks n c ya!! Posted in: #Coffee Room
Prasad Ajinkya
Prasad Ajinkya · Feb 24, 2008
Rank B1 - LEADER
Hi Simple,

Lets say that you are currently at WinXP + OpenSuse - at this juncture, please save your grub.conf on a separate partition which you wont mess around with.

Then simply install the other linux, edit the grub.conf file and put the entries in the previous grub file.

I think that should do.

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