Multiple operating system and disparate user mass storage resource separation for a computer system

  • US 6,067,618 A
  • Filed: 03/26/1998
  • Issued: 05/23/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/26/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. An independent disk operating system access method for a computer including plural hard disk drives, therefore comprising the steps of:

  • interjoining at least a first hard disk drive and a second hard disk drive to a shared interface bus;

    installing a first operating system on the first hard disk drive;

    installing a second operating system on the second hard disk drive;

    first empowering a first user to set a hard disk drive selector to a first choice;

    a first selecting of the first hard disk drive to be active in response to the first choice;

    a first initializing of the first hard disk drive usually during a ROM-BIOS boot;

    a first booting of the first operating system components ordinarily stored on the first hard disk drive into a first level of user-oriented operability of the computer;

    an intentional resetting of the computer;

    second empowering a second user to set a hard disk drive selector to a second choice;

    a second selecting of the second hard disk drive to be active in response to the second choice;

    a second initializing of the second hard disk drive during the ROM-BIOS boot; and

    ,a second booting of the second operating system components ordinarily stored on the second hard disk drive into a second level of user-oriented operability of the computer.

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