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Re: Debian 8 and Debian 9 Dual Boot




Dan Norton composed on 2017-11-16 13:34 (UTC-0500):

> A better description of what I want is "multiboot", instead of "dual 
> boot" in this thread. I can see having up to 4 systems installed, all 
> Debians, on one disk drive. There is an item in [1] which I see that reads:

>    6. Disable LVM support

If you look farther down your cite you'll find "What is LVM?". "Disabling LVM"
is only applicable to the OS/2 type of LVM. It causes the OS/2 kernel to use
native DOS-style FIFO assignment of drive letters.

> which is puzzling. Can multiboot be set up within LVM on one disk drive? 

Yes!

> Or, is it necessary to disable  LVM, define multiple logical partitions 
> with fdisk or parted for example, install in these partitions, and then 
> set up LVM separately on each system?

That would defeat most of the value of Linux LVM.

> [1] http://fm.no-ip.com/PC/partitioningindex.html
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