> > I just inherited a hand-me-down machine and I want to try out some
> > new things on it. Is is possible to make it dual-boot Linux/FreeBSD?
> > I'd like to be able to boot to either system so I can play with
> > Also, how much disk space am I going to need to fit both OS's? And
> > any suggestions as to which I should install first?
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> I did this several months ago. I had problems, so I ended up making
> first primary partition +/- 50 Megs FAT. I put OpenDos on there and
> Partition Magic and Boot Magic on that partiton.
> Then I put Caldera OpenLinux 2.3 on the second primary (4000 M) and
> 3.3 on the third (3000 M). Worked like a charm with the PowerQuest
> loader at startup. This was MUCH more space than I needed, but I had
> drive and wanted to dump Win98 for a while.
> OpenDos was free at the time from ftp://ftp.calderasystems.com/pub/ I
> know if it is still there.
> Just thought I'd share for what it's worth.
> Good Luck.
Thanks for the info. Another question has occurred to me. In a setup
like this can Linux and FreeBSD read and write from each others'
partitions? This is not especially important to me, I'm just curious.
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