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Date:      Wed, 25 Jun 2003 10:19:11 -0500
From:      Larry Rosenman <ler@lerctr.org>
To:        Thomas Dickey <dickey@radix.net>, Soeren Schmidt <sos@spider.deepcore.dk>
Cc:        freebsd-current@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: problem installing 4.7/4.8, etc
Message-ID:  <49740000.1056554351@lerlaptop-red.iadfw.net>
In-Reply-To: <20030625151633.GB6007@saltmine.radix.net>
References:  <20030625.233730.131910749.rushani@bl.mmtr.or.jp> <200306251456.h5PEuvB4085249@spider.deepcore.dk> <20030625151633.GB6007@saltmine.radix.net>

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--On Wednesday, June 25, 2003 11:16:33 -0400 Thomas Dickey 
<dickey@radix.net> wrote:


> Does FreeBSD still implement only one install per machine?  (Is it
> possible to install both 4.x and 5.x on the same box)
>
I have a dual-boot laptop with 4.x and 5.x.  It's very easy.


there is an article on OnLamp(IIRC) that explains it.  Basically, you 
install to 2 different fdisk partitions, and use boot0, the FreeBSD boot 
manager.

LER


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Larry Rosenman                     http://www.lerctr.org/~ler
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