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Can a Mac Mini, Server edition, be booted off either of its two disks?

I'm interested in having one disk with OSX Server on it, and the other a dual boot Linux/Windows, to get around OSX's fussiness about boot loaders.

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For OSX just install again on the other disk then System Preferences-> Startup disk will offer a choice.

For Windows install via BootCamp and the Windows disk wiull show in the startup volumes.

For Linux you might have to look at rEFIt

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And what happens at boot time: how do I choose between the disks? – Charles Stewart Nov 15 '10 at 11:21
I don;t know re rEFIt but for OSX and Bootcamp - in OSX choose Startup disc in System Preferences or in Windows choose on Bootcamp Icon or control panel. Or on boot hit Option (aka alt ) – Mark Nov 15 '10 at 11:55
OK, that tells me what I want to do is possible. – Charles Stewart Nov 15 '10 at 13:16
Note: OSX Server isn't supported by Bootcamp. REFIT seems to be the way to go. – Charles Stewart Nov 26 '10 at 19:17

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