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Can I dual boot Snow Leopard and Lion?

I want to install two operating systems in the same mac pro. Is it possible to install snowLeopard & Lion on the same macPro like snowLeopard & windows XP?

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marked as duplicate by Daniel Lawson Feb 22 '12 at 12:49

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Yes, it is possible. You need to create a new partition and install the other OS on it. Here's a detailed tutorial. The basic steps are:

  1. Create a new partition using Disk Utility.
  2. Install the new OS on the new partition.
  3. Set default boot partition using Startup Disks.
  4. Manually select boot partition at startup holding down the key.
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