Installing Ubuntu 9.10 side by side (twice), on different hard disks
g.lip at gmx.com
Tue Nov 10 18:28:16 UTC 2009
Goh Lip wrote:
> At installation to the second drive, there is an advanced button, just
> after selecting your partition to install, to select where you want to
> install your grub to. Select 'sdb'. (later, you'll get a warning "that
> is a bad thing to do")
> Now since you can now boot to ubuntu on second hard drive, to make sure
> you have the mbr on both, at terminal
> sudo grub-install --root-directory=/dev/sdax /dev/sda
> sudo grub-install /dev/sdb
> and sdax (substitute 'x' with real number), is partition on sda where
> you installed your boot of first hard disk.
Ioannis, later when booted to ubuntu on sda, at terminal
sudo grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg
to make sure it includes entries for sdb as well.
I assume sdb ubuntu has entries for sda ubuntu in it.
If not, do likewise at sdb.
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