installing linux after freebsd (multi-boot)
अनुज Anuj Singh
anujhere at gmail.com
Sun Dec 30 19:33:10 PST 2007
On Dec 31, 2007 11:28 AM, jery <rihaz.jerrin at gmail.com> wrote:
> ???? wrote:
> > I want to install rhel5 on same hard disk. Freebsd6.2 slice is on
> > primary partition , second OS is Fedora 7, 3rd is rhel4 (want to fresh
> > install rhel5 over rhel4) .
> > I can see freebsd mentioned in my rhel partitioning section, most
> > likely linux does not have support for freebsd slice.
> > Last time too I had do format my FreeBSD just for RHEL4/Fedora, and I
> > dont want to format FreeBSD just to install linux. Is there some
> > method to avoid formatting FreeBSD every time I fresh install linux? I
> > have two disks , second disk I use for saving data.
> > Thanks and Regards
> > Anuj Singh "anugunj".
> > On Dec 30, 2007 10:19 PM, Christian Walther <cptsalek at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Hi there,
> >> On 30/12/2007, ???? <anujhere at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> Hello ,
> >>> I have freebsd6.2 installed with Fedora core 7 and rhe4.
> >>> I am installing rhel5 , when linux installation process starts I get an
> >>> error of /dev/hdc1 busy , can not report to kernel about partition
> >>> layout. In the past I installed linux then FreeBSD.
> >>> Is there some method that rhel5 installation can skip /dev/hdc1
> >>> (freebsd slice) ? saving my freebsd installation
> >> Do you want to install rhel5 on a different disk than your FreeBSD
> >> installation is located on? In this case I would just remove the disk
> >> (unplug the cable) during the installation.
> >> HTH
> >> Christian
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> Install/upgrade rhel5 on the rhel4 partition. i have done that and i
> never had to format FreeBsd partition for a
> fresh linux installation. i am running Debian Gnu/Linux,rhel5,and
> FreeBSD on the same hard disk,i have installed rhel5 many time's without
> formatting Freebsd partition.
1. I am trying to fresh install over single disk.
2. I have FreeBSD6.2 slice on first primary partition of the disk.
can I have a look at your partition table ?
I have IDE hard disk.
Anuj singh "anugunj"
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