Installing Ubuntu 14.04.3on multi hard drive system

Andrew Constantine andrewconstantine at outlook.com
Tue Sep 22 00:48:24 UTC 2015


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I found this post here which may be helpful when it comes time for you
to move the bootloader onto sdc (assuming you plan on removing sda
entirely)

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1967381


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Andrew Constantine
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On 09/21/2015 07:24 PM, Jim Byrnes wrote:
> On 09/21/2015 06:17 PM, Liam Proven wrote:
>> On 21 September 2015 at 23:55, Jim Byrnes <jf_byrnes at comcast.net>
>> 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.
>> 
> 
> Liam,
> 
> Thanks for the confirmation. I have backups but don't want any
> dumb mistakes at this point.
> 
> Regards, Jim
> 
> 
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