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The Multi-Boot Configuration Handbook by Roderick Smith

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Installing a Boot Loader

Any multi-OS computer benefits greatly from a flexible boot loader to guide the selection of which OS to boot when you turn on or reboot the computer. The selection of a boot loader and its installation is a matter that's tightly intertwined with the OSs you want to run. A good choice for one collection of OSs can be awkward or even completely unworkable for another collection of OSs.

▸ To learn more about boot loaders, see Chapter 4, "Boot Loaders: Simple and Complex."

Selecting a Boot Loader

Your choice of boot loader determines what OSs you can boot. Chapter 4 discusses the capabilities of many boot loaders in some detail, so I only provide an overview here. You might consider the following principles when making ...

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