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Another way to "dual boot"


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If you have a couple of older hard drives lying around you can use this method of "dual booting". Install a server slide tray rack in an unused 5.25 bay and get a couple of extra trays. You can buy them new for about $15.00, but used/surplus for two or three bucks. There are many kinds so make sure they are compatable. Then just put your system disks in the trays, insert the one you want to use and boot! You can leave your slave/storage drive in the machine.
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Haha! Well, it's creative :) .

Speaking of dualbooting, just got done setting up my compaq. Took a few hours, but I used QTparted on knoppix to edit my windows partition, installed slackware, learned FreeBSD while installing it (Install was a lot like slackware's install), and now I'm triple booting :tazz:. Good stuff...
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what are the three boots?
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what are the three boots?

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FreeBSD, Slackware Linux, Windows XP Home.
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