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I am new to Linux, and I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04. I would like to set up a dual-boot of Mageia 2 and Ubuntu. Should I install Mageia first so when I install Ubuntu I can use GRUB2? Will it automatically set up boot options for Mageia?

Also, is there currently a fix for the Nvidia driver? I am using the Nvidia 6150SE card (nForce 430 chipset), and the current driver does not work.

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Yes, it is is better to install Mageia first. Ubuntu GRUB picks up all existing operating systems on your computer. –  Emerson Hsieh May 20 '12 at 20:46
    
thanks, I will come back in a week or so to let everyone know how it worked out. –  user58221 May 20 '12 at 21:37
    
You probably would want to read this bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/grub2/+bug/779213 but maybe the bug is fixed for 12.04. –  Emerson Hsieh May 20 '12 at 21:55
    
And read this: linuxbsdos.com/2010/10/12/… It might help too –  Emerson Hsieh May 20 '12 at 22:01
    
thank you this will be good reference. –  user58221 May 20 '12 at 22:10
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I'm using same graphical hardware as you I guess.

My experience is that "nvidia-current" doesn't work. But "nvidia-current-updates" works.

Hope this helps.

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