[svlug] Installfests/ Dual Boot installations
tony at tcapp.com
Mon Mar 7 21:36:06 PST 2005
I've forgotten to mention, that when I installed XP, I left approx 12GB for
However, after reading so many conflicting web pages as to how to do a dual
boot, I got chicken.
I had no problems making a dual-boot with Win2k & Red Hat, a few years
back, but something I read recently on the SUSE site about XP & Linux
made me think I may not want to try this alone :-)
From: Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com>
Subject: Re: [svlug] Installfests/ Dual Boot installations
Date: Mon, 7 Mar 2005 12:09:21 -0800
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Quoting James Sparenberg (james at linuxrebel.us):
> If you have a copy of Partition Magic For Windows Bring it as well.
> IMHO it's easier to use a Windows based tool to defragand and/or resize
> Windows, especially if you are on an NTFS drive.
If you haven't tried this from a Linux distribution (or maintenance CD)
lately, you might be pleasantly suprised. I'm sure you're familiar with
Mandrakelinux's Diskdrake and its ability to graphically front-end
ntfsresize, but the QtParted/ntfsresize combination is really good, too.
Note: Any ntfsresize of the past year or so doesn't even need you to
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