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Re: [SLE] Determine the installed bootloader ?
  • From: Marshall Heartley <marshall.heartley@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 May 2004 10:28:07 -0400
  • Message-id: <1084285686.4287.1.camel@xxxxxxxx>

> Sure you can.... you just can't have them both in the MBR.

Ok that is where I got confused! I'm back now! :)

> But you could (and I have) used grub on the MBR and then have grub point to a
> 'target' partition, on which is loaded the lilo bootloader.... or vice
> versa.
>
> I use an Acronis boot loader.... which then points to grub on the target
> partition.... so Acronis boots grub... which could then boot another
> partition with lilo on it..... (yawn)..... and so forth.

Gotcha! Thanks for clearing up the fog of ignorance!

Marshall


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