developerWorks: Automate OS Switching on a Dual-Boot Linux System
Mar 12, 2006, 09:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Why would you want to do this automatically when doing it
manually is straightforward enough? The simple answer is that an
automated process makes it a lot easier to use multiple operating
systems. If you test software on multiple operating system
platforms, for example, this ability is especially useful.
"These instructions assume that you have the operating systems
already installed and multiple booting using GRUB already
configured. GRUB, the GRand Unified Bootloader, loads and transfers
control to OS kernel software when a machine starts up..."