Installing 2 Linux distributions in one PC

Here are the step I followed to install two distributions of Linux:

  1. Install the first distribution normally with GRUB in the MBR.
  2. While installing the second distribution make sure to set GRUB in its root partition.
  3. At this point the second distribution should not be available in GRUB Boot loader, login in the first distribution as root and edit /etc/grub.conf and add the following lines:
    Linux Distribution 2
    root (hd0,2)
    chainloader +1
  4. Save and restart your PC you should have 2 choices in GRUB, select “Linux Distribution 2”or whatever name you gave in grub.conf and this should start the second Linux distribution.
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