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|3rd October 2004, 13:11||#1|
dual(tripple,...) boot with physical switch
I searched high and low for a boot manager that has a physical switch feature. By this I mean something that detects the position of a switch and then boots the appropriate OS. My wireless keyboard for some reason doesn't work in dos and I still wan't to be able to choose and it would look quite slick. I know this exists because I saw a mod once where someone put a pc in half linux/ half windows cd box and depending on the position of the box it would boot linux/windows.
To make a long question short, which boot manager to use that has a physical switch option?
|3rd October 2004, 18:36||#3|
tnx for the effort but it needs to switch between partitions and not between hdd's. I know it's possible because it has been done. Also, i want to make my own switch because i don't have any drives left (damn those vapo's )
|3rd October 2004, 20:37||#7|
Join Date: May 2002
it would be cool to control the boot manager & the parititions on your HDD through a switch, but doesn't sound very plausible...
|3rd October 2004, 20:43||#8|
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Especially the partitions part, you can't acces those through a switch I presume...
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|3rd October 2004, 21:05||#10|
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It's possible (and easy) if you use different drives for each OS. Simply make a switch between the powerconnector of the drives, so only one of them is powered on at boot.
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