disk partitioning for multiOS machine

nodata lsof at nodata.co.uk
Tue Aug 19 11:40:06 UTC 2008

Am Dienstag, den 19.08.2008, 10:15 +0100 schrieb Richard W.M. Jones:
> On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 05:52:33PM +0300, Ahmed Kamal wrote:
> > Sorry this might be a bit off topic. I am getting a new laptop, and plan to
> > use fedora as my main OS. I will be installing Windows too for the
> > occasional game. I would also like to install open-solaris and/or MacOSX,
> > just to see what others are up to. Eventually I will also want to run
> > multiple VMs. It would be necessary to share data across those OSs and VMs.
> > I am lost as to how to partition/lvm the 250GB drive for optimal use. Does
> > anyone have a similar setup? any advice ?
> This is how I arranged a similar machine where I wanted to multi-boot
> into Windows and several other OSes:
>   /dev/sda1   Windows
>   /dev/sda2   Shared /boot partition (give it 1 or 2 GB)

Shared boot? Interesting - how well does that work with lots of things writing to it?

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