3. OrganizationThe content of this guide
has been split into 5 distinct sections called Chapters as
Chapter 1: The first Chapter, About
the Operating Systems covers a brief discussion on Linux and OpenSolaris OSes; their past and present, and contains some essential pointers that one may wish to check out.
Chapter 2: The second Chapter, Installing Microsoft Windows covers the
installation of Microsoft WinXP that the reader
chooses to install on a new hard disk. Disk partitioning
and labeling schemes under Windows is discussed in detail herein.
Chapter 3: The third Chapter, Installing OpenSolaris covers
the installation and configuration of OpenSolaris
2008.11 with the already existing Microsoft WinXP OS. Disk
partitioning details are covered herein.
Chapter 4: The fourth Chapter, Installing CentOS covers
the installation of CentOS 5.2 on the hard disk which already houses WinXP and OpenSolaris OSes.
Chapter 5: The fifth Chapter, Configuring a Tri-boot with GRUB covers the details of what GRUB is and the corresponding configuration of a tri-boot system using GRUB in detail.