ben at linuxgazette.net
Wed Mar 14 16:56:24 MSK 2007
On Wed, Mar 14, 2007 at 07:04:40AM -0500, Toby.Upham at mydata.com wrote:
> Good Day!
> I have a bit of a challenge on my hands that I think you can help me
> with. My company (as listed below) makes automated computer placement
> machines that run on a Linux platform. We have used RedHat exclusively for
> years. Recently, we have upgraded to a Fedora version.
[ ... ]
> I have several options at hand. I have a secondary IDE spot that I
> can put a slave H/D, or, I can partition the drive (it's 80Gig, where we
> really only need a 40Gig partition to run).
> My question for you guys is this...... if I edit the lilo.conf file,
> there is a boot line. The standard line that is in my machine is
> "boot=/dev/hda". What do I need to add in order have the choice of which
> hard drive to boot from? Is there a way to do this, and do you know of
> anyone using this in a practical way?
Why not just keep the partitioning scheme you've got, and set up as many
chroot environments as you need? Unless your program actually requires
different kernel versions, there shouldn't be any need for multiple
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