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Hiya guys!

Is it possable for me to have,

Ubuntu
Windows Vista
Windows Xp
Mac OS X

All on my computer via 4 way dual boot? i have a 3rd party dual booter that supports up to 32 OSs lol Willl my computer be able to run all these, at the moment im running Windows Vista and XP, im going to partion my Hard drives into 4 (One for each OS) Will this work?
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post #2 of 10
Haha. That's nuts! If you have a program that can do it, I don't see why not. I wouldn't ever partition my hard drive like that, but it's up to you.
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post #3 of 10
i don't know about the os x, but the other three could be done no problem. just make sure you install xp first, then vista, then ubuntu.
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post #4 of 10
yes it can be done like already stated ubuntu should be put on last so you use GRUB as your bootloader. you might have to manually setup the boot menu; although normally ubuntu will recognize the vista and XP partitions when installing and add them to the list.

mac OSX is another story
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post #5 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Siimon28 View Post
Ubuntu
Windows Vista
Windows Xp
Mac OS X
Yes
Yes
Yes
No

Max OS X has to be run on an intel platform for now.
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post #6 of 10
What he said ^^^
post #7 of 10
Quote:
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Yes
Yes
Yes
No

Max OS X has to be run on an intel platform for now.
my stepfather had it running on his amd system
post #8 of 10
was it OSX or an older version?
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If your AMD has SSE3 and you can legally obtain a install disc it should be possible - not easy, but possible. Drivers will be an absolute nightmare. Take a peak at www.osx86project.org to get an idea of what you'll be in for.

To the OP: You'll run into a limitation with how many primary partitions you can have, but as long as XP and Vista go on first your linux distributions will take care of putting itself on extended partitions. GRUB (the boot loader used most commonly in the linux community) will have no problem supporting all your OSs. I have used it for quad-boot before and for OSX, though not at the same time.
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VMWARE = win
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