21705Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Dual boot on dell 500m (Mandrake 9.2/WinXP Pro)
- Nov 5, 2003
> > Partition allocations:I'd suggest you use a journalling filesystem rather than ext2. Whatever
> > Windows XP Pro : 25 GB (NTFS)
> > Linux : 15 GB (EXT2)
> > Swap : ~1 GB (it's a bit much I know, prolly 768MB)
> > File Share: 15 GB (FAT32)
> > Does that look ok? Anything else I should watch out for or plan
> > before the partition/install?
distribution you install should have several, e.g. ext3, reiserfs, xfs.
A journalling filesystem will slightly deteriorate your laptop's
performannce, but the benefits outweigh this in my opinion.
Centre for Bioengineering,
Trinity College, University of Dublin
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