[lug] partitioning a build machine

Peter Hutnick peter-lists at hutnick.com
Tue May 27 13:11:42 MDT 2003

Michael J. Hammel said:

> Is this a good way of doing this?  Should I leave the other partitions
> alone when I do my install of the other distributions (just specifying
> which is to be the root mount point)?  Can the boot diskettes know which
> partition to use as their root and which ones to leave alone?

See "man rdev"

Don't put filesystems in other systems /etc/fstab.

But why not use GRUB?


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