Question for Upgrade to Ubuntu 9.10, from Ubuntu 9.04
waldbauernbub at gmx.at
Fri Jan 8 22:13:50 UTC 2010
Jay Mistry wrote:
> I would like to upgrade from Ubuntu 9.04 that I am currently using
> with Windows XP, by using the Windows bootloader to boot into Ubuntu.
> For upgrade to 9.10 from 9.04, I would like to know about:
> - Is it ok to simply format the / (root) partition and leave /home as
> it is (since there are documents, pictures, etc in /home) and then
> install the new Ub 9.10 in the formatted / (root) partn. ?
this should be okay, but I would recommend you to backup your home
Pay attention to NOT format the home-partition!
> - Will there be any problem with the new GRUB2 in booting from the
> Windows bootloader ? Presenty I am using the Windows bootloader to
> boot into Ub 9.04, with GRUB (old) located in the MBR of / (root)
> partition - without any problem.
grub 2 is working fine for me, it detects all other operating systems.
But I don't know if your configuration requires further work.
Wish you luck
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