.... most distros will set everything up for you (you
didnt mention the distro you have chosen)
.... the best way is the MBR
if you choose the boot partition, then you'll have to figure
a way to get THAT to boot, usu with some other boot mgr.
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\\\ and author: "Inside Linux", "C++ HowTo", "C++ Unleashed" ///
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