[CentOS] SATA Switch

Robert Heller heller at deepsoft.com
Tue Mar 30 17:46:39 UTC 2010


At Tue, 30 Mar 2010 10:28:21 -0400 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:

> 
> I know with Ubuntu if it detects Windows is installed it automatically does all of this.
> 
> Never tried with CentOS because we don't use it as a desktop OS.

Yes, CentOS will do to that too.

> 
> thanks,
> -Drew
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Tim Nelson
> Sent: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 10:22 AM
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> Subject: Re: [CentOS] SATA Switch
> 
> ----- "Matt" <lm7812 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Does anyone know of a front panel SATA switch?  I would like to have
> > one drive with 'Windows 7' and another with linux on my PC but do not
> > want them on the same drive.
> 
> There are definitely more elegant ways of doing this, specifically by configuring your bootloader properly. BUT, if you must have a physical mechanism for switching drives, see here:
> 
> http://www.cooldrives.com/4posaiisw3ba.html
> 
> For that kind of money, I'd spend a few hours getting (more) intimately familiar with GRUB. :-)
> 
> --Tim
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