[svlug] One hard drive per OS...
rick at linuxmafia.com
Tue Nov 17 14:36:52 PST 2015
Quoting Michael C. Robinson (plug_1 at robinson-west.com):
> how do I boot different OSes without switching the primary hard drive
> in the BIOS?
Hot-swap drive bays? Placing any secondary-use OSes inside VMs?
Personally, I found my life to be come much simpler after deciding to
stick to a single host OS per machine, and cease the multibooting madness.
That was around 1999.
> I have grub set up on a dedicated hard drive to boot Fedora which is on
> a dedicated hard disk and Windows 7 which is on a dedicated SSD. I
> also have my Linux From Scratch system that boots from grub installed
> to it's own dedicated hard drive. How do I boot grub from grub, or is
> that even possible?
Why not branch to the LFS drive's kernel, initrd, and root filesystem,
and skip the LFS drive's locally-installed instance of Grub? For the
described scenario, seems to me that said second instance of Grub is
> Full backups and bare metal recovery may not be the way to go these
> days, but what alternatives are there to support OSes after EOL?
Switch to open source? ;->
I continue to think this isn't going to be a fruitful place for you to
get help with your MS-Windows98 SE problems, Michael. (As before, this
is just a prediction.)
> Another issue, how do I copy that external hard disk to my NAS,
> which is raided?
Perhaps you could elaborate, as I don't yet understand the question.
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