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I would, however, prefer to have a dual-boot option, rather than having to go into the BIOS to select the Boot Disk. This being so, can I install Linux on a separate hard drive and still get 'dual-boot' or do I have to install it in a partition on my Windows XP64 hard drive?
sudo fdisk -l
sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /mntsudo mount --bind /dev /mnt/devsudo mount --bind /proc /mnt/proc
sudo chroot /mnt
grub-install /dev/sdagrub-install --recheck /dev/sdaupdate-grub
exitsudo umount /mnt/devsudo umount /mnt/procsudo umount /mnt
@ SezoIsn't installing GRUB to the Windows drive overcomplicati ng things ?
Or am I missing something glaringly obvious due to tiredness ? .. and believe me I'm knackered ATM
sudo gedit /etc/default/grub
1) "gedit" is fairly obviously an editing facility, but if one wants to edit system files, e.g. "grub.cfg", one needs to start the command with "sudo".
2) That "#" at the beginning of a line is equivalent to "REM" in an MSDOS textfile.
3) That text in quotes is a display only, non-command, entry.
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