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AmigaOne - Dual Booting from the Same Hard Drive

The purpose of this section is to identify all of the aspects that need to be addressed before heading down this path, and to make sure this is really what you want to do. The following are required before embarking on this process:
  1. AmigaOne AmigaOS 4.0 Install CD.

  2. AmigaOne AmigaOS 4.0 Update 1.
    (minimum - preferably Updates 2 and 3 as well, although 2 can probably be skipped now.)

  3. AmigaOne Installer CD for Debian Linux with Kernel 2.4.26 or later.
    (The version which may have been delivered with the AmigaOne installs Woody using the 2.4.19 and is too old - a later version can be downloaded from http://members.optusnet.com.au/amigaone/.)

  4. Disk 1 from the Debian Woody Linux for PPC distribution
    (This may also have been delivered with the AmigaOne. Until recently, it and the other 6 CDs that make up the distribution could be freely downloaded from any of the sites that are listed at http://www.debian.org, but since the release of Sarge they no longer appear to be available. The AmigaOne Debian Linux Install CD is hard-coded for Woody, and as yet there is no version for Sarge.)

  5. U-Boot should at version 1.1.1 and preferably as recent as possible.

The next section describes Installing AmigaOS 4.0 in a Dual-Boot Environment.

Disclaimer: Amiga Auckland have prepared the above information for the use of its members based on our experiences and as such is subject to revision at any time. Amiga Auckland cannot guarantee any of the information and cannot be held accountable for any issues that may result from using it.

Copyright 2005 Amiga Auckland Inc. All rights reserved.
Revised: December 05, 2005.