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RE: Solaris-Linux Dual boot

hi Ajay,

just wanted to tell you that both disk druid and fdisk are reading the
solaris partition (which is the OS partition and NOT the solaris swap
partition) as Linux SWAP partition. so if i now install linux, since it
reads the solaris OS partition as swap, it would read-write data to it
thus corrupting solaris.
am i correct?


-----Original Message-----
From: Ajay Kumar [mailto:ajay_kumar19@xxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Monday, July 09, 2001 6:06 PM
To: linux-delhi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [linux-delhi] Solaris-Linux Dual boot

Hi puneet,

yes. linux swap partion will use the solaris swap partion. because one
os is 
working at a time. there could be three os as you are planning.


>From: "Puneet Parashar" <puneet_parashar@xxxxxxxx>
>Reply-To: linux-delhi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>To: "Linux-Delhi (E-mail)" <linux-delhi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Subject: [linux-delhi] Solaris-Linux Dual boot
>Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2001 11:54:13 +0530
>Hi everyone,
>We have a machine with solaris 2.6 and Win NT partitions (3GB each). We
>wanted to install Redhat 7.0 on the third partition. But both the Disk
>Druid and fdisk show (or rather detect) the solaris partition as linux
>swap (of size 3GB). Why is this so?
>If we install Redhat would linux use the solaris partition for swap
>Thanks in Advance,
>Puneet Parashar
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