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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Dual booting RedHat 7.1 with Windows XP on an Inspiron 4100

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  • Mark Jordan
    Hi Brian, Disk Druid and fdisk won t partition a drive with XP on it? Mark Mark Jordan Librarian / Analyst, Systems Division W.A.C. Bennett Library, Simon
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      Hi Brian,

      Disk Druid and fdisk won't partition a drive with XP on it?

      Mark


      Mark Jordan
      Librarian / Analyst, Systems Division
      W.A.C. Bennett Library, Simon Fraser University
      Burnaby, British Columbia, V5A 1S6, Canada
      Phone (604) 291 5753 / Fax (604) 291 3023
      mjordan@... / http://www.sfu.ca/~mjordan/



      On Thu, 18 Apr 2002, Brian Blackstone wrote:

      >
      > I have a I4100 dual boot w/ RH 7.2 and WinXP. I had already had some
      > programs and files on WinXP, and didn't want to reinstall XP, so I had to
      > use Partition Magic 7.0 to partition the hard drive. It was the only
      > partition software I could find that would correctly partition XP.
      > Partition Commander and earlier versions of Partition Magic would not work
      > correctly.
      >
      > Just thought I'd mention that in case you have the same situation...
      >
      > Brian
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Mark Jordan" <mjordan@...>
      > To: <linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Tuesday, April 16, 2002 6:30 PM
      > Subject: [linux-dell-laptops] Dual booting RedHat 7.1 with Windows XP on an
      > Inspiron 4100
      >
      >
      > > Hi,
      > >
      > > I have just purchased an Inspiron 4100 with XP Professional and am
      > > planning to install RedHat 7.2 in a dual boot setup. The two OSs are
      > > sharing a single hard drive. I've installed a few distros, including
      > > several RedHats, to dual boot on various Windows machines, mostly running
      > > Windows 95 and 98, but before I touch my new XP machine I thought I'd
      > > ask...
      > >
      > > Has anyone installed RH 7.2 to dual boot with XP? How do lilo and XP get
      > > along (NT and lilo had some issues with boot loaders)? Is GRUB a better
      > > choice than lilo? I haven't found much about this topic at
      > > http://www.linux-on-laptops.com/dell.html or in the list archives.
      > >
      > > Thanks in advance,
      > >
      > > Mark
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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