On Sat, 01 Jan 2005 09:06:56 -0500, Andy Elvey <[email protected]> wrote: > Hi everyone - > I'm a first-timer here and have a question about installing FC3 > alongside another distro. > At the moment, I'm running Mepis Linux, and I'm keen to install FC3 as > well. > > What I'm wondering is - if I try to install FC3, will it overwrite > the current bootloader, or will the FC3 bootloader just "append" itself > to what's already there? ( I believe Mepis uses the Grub bootloader). > At the moment, I have Grub in the master boot-record. So, if I put > FC3's bootloader elsewhere, will it still be possible for me to access > both distros? > > Very many thanks for your time and comments! > - Andy > Yes, it will. Save a copy of grub.conf to a floppy or another accessible media. After installing FC3 insert the Mepis data into FC3's grub.conf. Comment out "hiddenmenu" line to see all boot choices.