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Re: [vox-tech] Two hard Drives for Dual Boot System
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Re: [vox-tech] Two hard Drives for Dual Boot System


  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Two hard Drives for Dual Boot System
  • From: Mytho X <mythoMAPS_x@pacbell.net>
  • Date: Wed, 03 Jan 2001 11:26:25 -0800
  • References: 385683075.978544731440.JavaMail.root@web191-iw

One suggestion I have is that you get a removable hard drive tray and a 
spare drive container.  This is one option I use.  You can keep all of 
you testing stuff on one drive and a working OS on the other.  I have 
found them for aroung $15 or less at the computer shows.

Rusty Minden wrote:

> Dorie (My Wife) has finally gotten her own computer. I am now resetting up
> my computer as a dual hard drive and dual boot system. I am considering a
> tripple boot system. I am going to need M$ for a class next semester and I
> am considering using either VMWare to boot M$ from Linux (I have 384MB
> SDRAM) or just doing a dual boot system. I am also considering setting up a
> second Linux Partition for exparimentation. I have a habbit of playing with
> things until they break and then attempting to fix them it is how I usually
> learn, but I need to keep a working OS for normal uses.
> 
> I will fdisk my hard drives and Format them and either reinstall M$ 98 and
> then Linux on the two hard drives or use VMWare. Is their another Open
> sorced solution to VMWare?
> 
> hard Drive 1 6GB hard drive 2 15GB
> I will use 3GB for Windows (Unless I use VMWare)
> 10+GB for Linux the rest for experimentation on Second Linux Install.
> 
> I am looking for suggestions on setting this up I am considering spending
> the money for Partition Magic and Boot Magic, but I would prefer another
> solution. Thanks in advace for the help with this.
> 
> Rusty Minden
> Scientia non est potentia, quae prologum potentia solidum est.
> Knowledge is not power, but the prelude to power.
> rminden@mail.com
> ......................................................... 
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> 
> 


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