A very nice debunking of all the urban legends surrounding multi-OS
partitioning!
This is precisely the way I deal with the situation as well (DFSEE is a key
ingredient in the game)

On Fri, 25 Feb 2005 18:40:41 UTC, Felix Miata
wrote:
>
> Lilo is an anachronism. Grub is today and the future. BM doesn't boot,
> it just shifts control, and Grub accepts.
>
>

Multibooters should be using an agnostic partitioner. I use
> DFSee.
>
> There's no need for any formatting prior to installation. Linux wants to
> format during install anyway.
>
>
> No need to break it if you stay away from OS-specific tools for disk
> management. Partition first, then begin installation. Easy. Safe.
>