> -----Original Message----- > From: Russ [mailto:[email protected]] > Sent: Tuesday, December 09, 2003 12:59 PM > To: FEDORA -RH > Subject: Multi-boot sytem advice > > > Hi All, > > I am planning on setting up a multi-boot system with 2 HD's. > I _think_ I > know what I want to do, but I would like to throw this out > for some advice. > > I just bought this new DELL (3ghz, 512ram, 80gig HD, WinXP > home). I also > just bought another HD (160gig) which I want to add to the system. > > Here's my plan: > > I want to run XP and Win98se on the 80 and I want to run > Fedora, SuSE, and > Mandrake on the 160. I planed on giving the Linux distros > each their own > partition except for /Home and swap. If all share the home > directory, will > they play nice? Will all user data be accessible in all > distros? Let's say I > check my mail in SuSE, will I be able to read it if I boot > into FEDORA? I > would think yes if the same program is used in each distro > and the login > names are the same (this is only a guess)? > > Anyway, any advice would be appreciated. In A word.. Yes..