[H-GEN] 2 bootable partition in HDA

Mike Andrew mikero at norfolk.nf
Fri Apr 7 06:54:46 EDT 2000

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yh tan wrote:

> is it possible to create 2 bootable partitions in the same harddisk? purpose
> is to hold multiple kernel versions. :)

you can have as many partitions on a hard disk as you wish for. Linux will
address up to 63 of them.

'bootable' is a flag used in each partition that indicates that partition is
bootable for OS's that use it. Linux however does not use it and any partition
is bootable, defined solely by /etc/lilo.conf.

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