Installing Ubuntu 14.04.3on multi hard drive system

Jim Byrnes jf_byrnes at
Mon Sep 21 23:24:20 UTC 2015

On 09/21/2015 06:17 PM, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 21 September 2015 at 23:55, Jim Byrnes <jf_byrnes at> wrote:
>> I just added a 3d hard drive to my system so I can slowly migrate to
>> 14.04.3. sda = ubuntu 12.04, sdb = windows 7 and sdc is the new hard drive
>> verified with gpartd.
>> When I boot from the live cd and choose to install ubuntu sdc is not an
>> option so I choose "something else".  The next screen shows me sdc so I
>> choose it.  sda is shown as the choice of where to put the boot loader.
>> I want to install 14.04 on sdc and keep booting to 12.04 by default until I
>> get 14.04 setup to my liking.  So is choosing sdc and leaving the boot
>> loader installation on sda the correct choice?  It's been awhile since I
>> have done this and don't want to mess up my system.
> Yes that should be fine.


Thanks for the confirmation. I have backups but don't want any dumb 
mistakes at this point.

Regards, Jim

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